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Newest DOS version available for larger WD drives?

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sup3rcarrx8

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Hi guys,

I have Data lifeguard diagnostics 5.27 loaded on a USB drive for my 3TB WD drive but i get some messages saying some partitions not being read due to being too large. I ran the the extended test and it came back with no errors. But as a precaution, is there a a alternative WD software that's DOS based or something for scanning for WD errors before I sell it back out?
 

EarthDog

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Any particular reason you are using DOS for this? Why not just run that same program in windows or show SMART data and speeds...?
 
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sup3rcarrx8

sup3rcarrx8

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Any particular reason you are using DOS for this? Why not just run that same program in windows or show SMART data and speeds...?

It's part of a Linux server RAID where the other drive from the RAID failed. I couldn't get Windows to read it due to it being in a different format so I ended up using the WD DOS program instead.
 

trents

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Dec 27, 2008
Does DOS have a built-in partition size limitation? Seems like it does if my memory serves me correctly.