Solved 4tb hdd is being read as 2tb hdd Tags: Hard Drives Western Digital Windows 8 New Build Storage Product Last response: March 1, 2013 5:52 PM in Storage Share Carc369 March 1, 2013 1:42:51 PM How do I make it see that I'm using a 4tb hdd? This is a new build... Windows 8 Professional WD Black 4TB HDD MOBO: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... More about : 4tb hdd read 2tb hdd Best solution Dereck47 a c 394 G Storage March 1, 2013 1:50:50 PM You need to initialize the disk with the GPT partitioning scheme: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2581408 wanderer11 a b G Storage March 1, 2013 2:09:27 PM Either make 2 partitions or do what Dereck said. Related resources 4TB HDD support and OS installation Copy - Forum 4TB Raid 0 in new build... - Forum 2TB WD Caviar Black slower than 3TB Caviar Green - Forum 4tb drive help, its a christmas related - Forum SSD plus 1 HDD vs. 2 HDDs in RAID 0 or use external drives for video editing on - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Carc369 March 1, 2013 5:52:46 PM Best answer selected by Carc369. Carc369 March 1, 2013 5:52:48 PM Thanks alot Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forumproblems with larger then 2TB arrays Forum2TB HDD is only being recognized as 875GB ForumIs there a lull in the HDD industry? Forum128GB SSD or 2TB 7200RPM HDD Forum2tb hdd partitions? fragmentation? Forum4TB Hitachi Deskstar Formatting? ForumSSD Raid 0 or HDD Raid 0 for Fraps & Dxtory? ForumSafe 33? New HDD 's, Theoretical Raid Issues!! ForumInstalling windows 7 on a 4tb hard drive ForumNew SSD's,Video cards,Windows 7,Memory + Free 2TB HDD Read for details ForumSSD swap for Avatar 145A2 Ultrabook? ForumA Disk Read Error Occurred ForumDvd reader doesn't read read disk after putting it in multiple times ForumHow should I split my 2TB HDD? ForumHow to know when Hard drive is being accessed? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !