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GA-F2A88XM-HD3 and 3TB Hard disk and bad customer service !!!


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Hi everyone
this is my first and last motherboard form this bad company !!! no support to answer any question !!! i send ticket to them but i feel that it is the worst company there !!! before i try intel , asus , msi , aopen , even PC partner and others all of them have support miles better then this!!! no after sale service !!! my PC is waiting there answer and no one care !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! >:( >:( >:(

my problem is that I have 3TB Seagate hard drive , i bought this motherboard new , but the windows is recognized only 2TB !!! i try to change in bios but no way !!!i try to use Seagate disk manger and i made partitions via GPT also when i try to install windows 7 i get error that this partitions is GPT!!! the bios is UEFI !!! in manual there is no any note about this !!! i try to change all settings in UEFI but no way !!! dose anyone know what is the problem !!! of course i am using windows 7 64 bit edition ...even i try to use shift and f10 and i saw the full size of hard drive but when i try to make partitions the limitation accrue directly !!!   is there support there !!!


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Re: GA-F2A88XM-HD3 and 3TB Hard disk and bad customer service !!!
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2015, 03:54:14 pm »
You wrote, " I made partitions via GPT". This is wrong.
You need a blank, partition-free, hard disk for installation.

How to Install Windows 7 Using the "Unified Extensible Firmware Interface" (UEFI)
1) GA-Z97X-Gaming 7, G3258,
2) GA-990FXA-UD3 Rev. 1.1, FX-8350
3) GA-AM1M-S2P, Sempron 3850 Kabini