Windows 10: 3tb hard drive that has 746gb unallocated how can i fix? Solved

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  1.    22 Feb 2018 #11

    Hey sorry it's been a few days but I had to go out of town. I'm actually doing it now, but I'm a little confused about what you said at step 6. So I exited the command window but I should or shouldn't go ahead and reinstall windows ? The way it's stated it sounds like your telling me after I exit the command window to just turn the computer off
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  2.    22 Feb 2018 #12

    Yes, just turn it off at that point. You don't need to install Windows.
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  3.    22 Feb 2018 #13

    well i did everything and plugged the other drive back in and still wont let me convert it to gpd disk in computer managment
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  4.    22 Feb 2018 #14

    here is a pic of what it looks like nowClick image for larger version. 

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  5.    22 Feb 2018 #15

    That's interesting.

    You were able to boot with just disk 0 connected, correct?
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  6.    22 Feb 2018 #16

    i didnt try to boot with out the other drive connected. ill disconnect now and report back
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  7.    22 Feb 2018 #17

    yes i was able to boot without the 3 tb being connected. its not connected right now
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  8.    22 Feb 2018 #18

    Cool. I'm not sure why Windows isn't letting you convert.

    You can wipe the 3TB drive from the Windows Setup DVD. Only connect your 3TB drive, boot to Windows Setup, open a command prompt, and do:
    1. list disk (make sure the 3TB drive is disk 0)
    2. select disk 0
    3. clean
    4. exit

    Then you can shut down and plug your boot drive back in.
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  9.    22 Feb 2018 #19

    ok ill try that next
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  10.    22 Feb 2018 #20

    DUDE YOU ARE MY LIFE SAVER!!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH!! IT WORKED GREAT!! thanks for all your time and help. so glad i found this fourm. :)
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