Problems with formatting an external drive

  Ambasedor 14:17 30 Jul 2013

I bought a 3TB external drive to archive programs from a Humax Freesat box. When plugged in it asked for the drive to be formatted into fat 16 or fat 32. I tried this but was unable to reformat even with some downloaded software. I now have a second problem in that although the External drive is now back as NTFS the size of the drive has dropped from 3TB to 255GB !!! I first need to restore the size and any suggestions on reformatting. Thanks

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:01 30 Jul 2013

Humax forum will help you with all you need to know about your Foxsat PVR

Wasn't sure if it could take a 3Tb drive

If your ust using it for archive formatting as an ext2 or ext3 linux drive is better.

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