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Way recognizing the entire 3 GB hard drive in Server 2008 R2

Posted on 2012-03-10
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I'm looking for a way recognizing the entire 3 GB hard drive (disk 6 in the attached screenshot) in Server 2008 R2 or in Windows 7 64-bit.

Is there a different file system that I can use (such as exFAT) that will allow this to happen?

Or is there some other method that I can use so that I can recognize this entire full sized 3 GB hard drive as a single 3 GB partition without having to partition it?
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you must initialize it as a gpt drive.
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How do I "initialize it as a gpt drive"?
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Ve3ofa is exactly right, as usual!  Here is a good tutorial that explains your options:

How to Convert a MBR Disk to a GPT Disk
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