Using 3TB drive as data drive under Windows 7 32-bit

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I'm using a UEFI mother board, but just not sure if I can use all 3TB of the drive as DATA drive for video storage.


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Last updated July 18, 2019 Views 4,060 Applies to:

If you're using MBR (master boot record) anything passed 2TB on the hard drive is not usable. Accessing over 2TB requires GUID Partition Table (GPT), or special drivers.

Windows and GPT FAQ:

Paragon GPT Loader (for data drive):

The 2.19TB Barrier:

Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) specification defines the GUID Partition Table (GPT) format:

Understanding the 2 TB Limit in Windows Storage:

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