Hard drive wont format. Tags: Hard Drives Format Storage Last response: July 28, 2012 7:54 PM in Storage Share youed July 28, 2012 7:48:00 AM Hey guys, So ive got a 3TB barracuda hard drive that wont format. Ive run it through seatools and it seems to pass all tests. Can anybody help me out here? More about : hard drive wont format JustSomeJoe July 28, 2012 9:06:31 AM System spec? nhasian a b G Storage July 28, 2012 3:34:52 PM are you running a 64 bit operating system and creating a GPT disk? Related resources External hard drive hitich wont open and wont format - Forum My hard drive wont format and wont delete the partitions help me - Forum Win 7 installation won't let me format new hard drive - Forum My external Hard Drive won't format and won't work - Forum My external hard drive wont format - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer youed July 28, 2012 6:31:25 PM I'm running windows 64-bit. Ive tried making both a GPT and MBR disk. goodguy713 July 28, 2012 6:41:00 PM some motherboards wont be able to acces a drive greater then 2 TB because of the allocation limits. Newer boards should be able to acess volumes greater then 2TB This may be your issue. confish21 July 28, 2012 6:45:14 PM Is this a new Hd? I bought a 2tb barracuda that gave me hell creating a partition. Ended up returning because of the never ending errors on a brand new drive. youed July 28, 2012 7:54:03 PM Yeah it's new, im running it in a external enclosure. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumMac Files Won't Copy To External Hard Drive Plus Won't Format ForumWhy wont my external hard drive format ? ForumHard drive wont open and wants to format but wont ForumHard drive wont open and format ForumMy external hard drive wont format ForumWindows 7 Installation Disk won't use/ format hard drive ForumMy WD external hard drive wont format ForumUsb external hard drive is recognize but won't open wants to format ForumHard drive wont open unless i format it ForumHard drive wont format ForumFirst SSD advice? ForumCan't find Volt and mA info about a hard drive ForumMy laptop is showing only c drive not other d e drives ForumPicture Storage, flash drive or external hard drive? ForumMy wifes dell crashed i took the hard drive out and got a conneter to hook to my More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !