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The disk cannot be formatted error in SBS 2003
I have a HP ProLiant ML115 G5 Server running SBS 2003.
I have put in a Western Digital Caviar 2tb (7200RPM) hard drive which I have been able to initialise in Disk Manager, but when formatting I get The disk cannot be formatted error.
Any ideas why this maybe happening?
8/22/2022 - Mon
Did you create a partition after initializing the disk ?
I have tried to create a partition, it attempts to format after and gives the above message.
was the partition a single partition that occupied all of teh space on the disk ?
if it was, can you try deleting it and creating a partition of ~1TB and see if it will format it.
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Ok so ~1TB seems to have worked, does that mean the mobo doesn't support 2TB?
Im sure I read it could take 8 x 2TB....
Nothing to do with the motherboard or BIOS, the limitation is in Windows
Does that not suggest I can have 2TB?
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