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    I wanted to add another hdd 1.5tb to my system because I need the extra storage for video. I formatted it but when I came back to it this morning it had split it into 3 sections. Something I never did. I deleted one of the partitions and it combined with another but the the other won't work to extend to. I try to format it but it says it is too small but it show 880gb. What am I doing wrong?

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    Get a 3rd party partitioning tool and format the entire drive again. Do the format from a boot disk preferably.
    I don't see how/why a drive would partition itself based on a simple format. What tool did you use? Windows Vista's Drive Manager?
    I have never encountered such behavior before.
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    I use free Partition Wizard for doing this.
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