UEFI and the GPT
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Afternoon watch, 3 bells (1:50 pm)

I build computers for work pretty often. Once in a while I have a weird problem with a new build: the hard drive isn't recognized as being over 2Tb in size. The solution for this is to convert the drive to use GUID Partition Table architecture. What I don't understand is how a brand new drive went the wrong way in the first place. It doesn't always happen.

The solution, by the way, is to get to the command prompt and run diskpart. From there:

list disk
select disk [0-9]
clean
convert gpt
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