Hard Drive size showing too large in Windows 7 for a specific drive
Posted on 2013-12-18
I have (3) Seagate Barracuda XT 2TB Drives. They originally came out of a RAID setup most likely.
They are all the same P/N, Date Code, etc.
1 of the 3 shows as almost 4TB in Windows. If I try to format it, it formats as 4TB (3.something when done)
The others show as 2TB correctly when formatting.
The 4TB one holds data (never tried anything over 1.5TB on it though).
I am assuming something is wrong here and it isn't just a fluke drive that somehow was put in a 2TB casing. These drives are several years old.
Any idea what tool I can use to really see the actual physical size, and format it correctly?