Solved My system only sees 1 hdd Tags: Hard Drives BIOS Storage Last response: February 20, 2013 10:58 AM in Storage Share offcenter February 19, 2013 5:35:50 PM I upgraded my bios to the latest version, but my system only sees 1 of my 2 hdds and tells me I have half the space. What can I do to repair this? More about : system sees hdd offcenter February 19, 2013 6:02:34 PM O.K. MY system DOES see both HDDs, but it still only shows half of the 2 TBs that should be there. Any input? fzabkar a c 272 G Storage February 19, 2013 6:20:22 PM Are you saying that the capacity of each 2TB drive is now being reported as 1TB? If so, do you have a Gigabyte motherboard? See Q2: http://www.users.on.net/~fzabkar/HDD/HDD_Capacity_FAQ.h... Related resources Crosshair II Formula + Dominator 4GB - only sees 2557MB?? [SOLVED] - Forum win 98 only sees 51% of hdd - Forum Ext hdd only recognized by 1 of 3 PC's - Forum Windows only sees 1 gb while CPUID and BIOS see 4gb - Forum I need help - windows only sees 2.5 gb memory - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer offcenter February 19, 2013 6:34:46 PM No. only 1 HDD shows volumes or capacities when I populate. the other shows none. fzabkar a c 272 G Storage February 19, 2013 7:13:48 PM Is it a Seagate 7200.11 drive? offcenter February 19, 2013 8:59:18 PM Very close. Both HDDs are 1 TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 fzabkar a c 272 G Storage February 19, 2013 9:20:04 PM Seagate's 7200.11 and 7200.12 drives often fail with "0 LBAs". There is a fix that sometimes works for the 7200.12. However, I would first obtain a terminal report before comtemplating any changes to the drive. Seagate 7200.11 BSY bug and 0 LBA fix: http://sites.google.com/site/seagatefix/ http://www.msfn.org/board/index.php?showtopic=128807 http://www.overclock.net/hard-drives-storage/457286-sea... http://forums.seagate.com/t5/Barracuda-XT-Barracuda-Bar... offcenter February 19, 2013 9:27:23 PM Maybe I can simply replace the bad HDD with an SSD. Possible? Best solution fzabkar a c 272 G Storage February 20, 2013 4:05:17 AM Share Sure, why not. offcenter February 20, 2013 10:58:06 AM Best answer selected by offcenter. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Motherboard no longer ' sees ' sata hdd Forum Netflix sees only 1 processor. Forum New system build, Power button only turns it off not on/also HDD Bad? Forum Windows 7 Sees Only 1 Core Of GTX 295 Forum Gigabyte: ga-ma78gm-s2h: bios sees sata hdd as ide ? Help Forum 4 gigs installed, windows only sees 1 .48 Forum External HDD : only 1 partition out of the 2 works!! Forum P35 only sees 1 SATA Hard Drive Forum I formated a 2TB HDD to fat32in windows XP but the system can only see 50gb Forum **Win 7 only sees 24 GB of 32 GB RAM installed..... help please... Forum Twin HDD 's, need both to boot Win7, only 1 (C: OS) showing in Explorer Forum How do I move from HDD to SSD Forum WD HDD WD-10EARX 6GB/S SHOWS ONLY 32MB Forum Hard Drive only appears at cold start, but is inaccessable. Forum HDD clicking slightly, only on startup Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !