Hard drive external enclosure maximum size problem

I have a problem. Bought new hard drive external enclosure for disk which is 4tb size. Disk works normaly when connect inside pc. When I use it with an enclosure, it is not accesible, win10 only gives option to format it and gives me error "the volume does not contain a recognized file sytem..." What I found out while surfing the web that most enclosures have size limit with 2tb. Is that true or is there any other problem that I missed while searching for resolution? When checking the documentation that came with enclosure there is nowhere to find about disk size limit. So how do I find an adapter that will work with 4tb disk or is there any other solution?

Thank you for all the answers..
Tiborg GuaranaIT beginsAsked:
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Shaun VermaakConnect With a Mentor Technical Specialist/DeveloperCommented:
Format as GPT if your system allows it. Otherwise create two partitions
Tiborg GuaranaIT beginsAuthor Commented:
Well problem is I have nowhere to copy 3tb of data. Disk already haves 2 partitions. I will buy a new enclosure as long it will work normaly with 4 tb disk.
Ajay ChananaMCSE-2003/08|RHCSA| VCP5/6 |vExpert2018Commented:
I have experienced this with some flashdrive also. it usually happen when os do not support that version of usb. if you able to find the driver for the enclosure as per os it should would work for you.
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John TsioumprisSoftware & Systems EngineerCommented:
Well if the enclosure doesn't permit it you can't do much with this...maybe you should consider spending some more money and buying a NAS enclosure that has complete documentation on which drives it supports and with what limit..
Do remember that a NAS will give you full data freedom as it could be accessible from all of your devices and it has more features than a simple enclosure...
Tiborg GuaranaIT beginsAuthor Commented:
Well NAS is not a solution I need just enclosure so its more "movable".

I have tried with drivers and still no solution. This is how it looks like.

Device SCSI\Disk&Ven_Verbatim&Prod_Desktop_HDD_3.0\000000 was not migrated due to partial or ambiguous match.

Last Device Instance Id: USBSTOR\Disk&Ven_&Prod_USB_DISK_2.0&Rev_PMAP\070148BD35196C50&0
Class Guid: {4D36E967-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
Location Path:
Migration Rank: 0xF000FC00FFFFF120
Present: false
Status: 0xC0000719

Enclosure is Verbatim Store 'n' Save 3.5'' Metal Enclosure Kit USB 3.0.

I have contacted their support via e-mail and waiting for reply to see what they can tell me.
How poor, USB3 and yet no 48 bit LBA support so limited to 2.2TB
i suppose your windows10 is 64 bit?
noxchoGlobal Support CoordinatorCommented:
Looks like this enclosure is outdated because all modern enclosures do support the drives over 2.2TB. Return the enclosure and buy a new one. BTW, what is the model of your enclosure? I am using a Sharkoon called enclosure and it works ok with big drives.
i think your enclosure should work with big size drives, since it's USB3
contact verbatim  with your problem - you should have warranty - for a free replacement
Tiborg GuaranaConnect With a Mentor IT beginsAuthor Commented:
I found a place where I can move my files yesterday and moved whole 3,4 tb of data, after that I formated disk and converted it to GPT. It works now as enclosure is recognized as it should be. Thanks for all the answers.
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