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Doesn't see entire 3TB drives

Unable to recognize 3tb hard disk (shows as 800gb in bios, 746gb windows). Is there a firmware update for this? Or am I completely out of luck and need to replace the board?

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No. There is a 2TB MBR (Master Boot Record) in Windows.

It needs to formatted / partitioned if new. Type diskmgmt.msc in Search / Run and use the hard drive setup wizard. Highlight the drive and use the refresh icon to initiate wiazard.

You may even have to deleted partition and start from begging. This will cuase data loss. Windows 7 and newer has a dynamic drive option to expand if the partition if not active with the OS.

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