DISK DIRECTOR 12 STILL CAN'T READ MY 3TB DRIVES???
Does anyone have any feedback as to why DD12 which I just installed cannot read my 3TB USB 3.0 drives?
This was why I stopped using DD11!
Thanks so much.
you are right, disks with logical sector size different from 512 byte are still not supported. However, size of a logical sector usually depends on connection interface and as a workaround you can connect the disk directly to the disk controller on the motherboard via SATA/IDE/SAS/FC cables.
Please find more details in this article.
I can operate on my Seagate Backup Plus Drive with Disk Director 10, do you have a copy; also, with the free copy of EaseUS Partition Manager available from www.easeus.com.
Neither DDS 10 nor EaseUS PM can change cluster size on 3T disks, though. I have a workaround for it, I think.
I would suspect that really puts a severe limit on the portability of buying a USB 3.0 portable drive! That is the Wrong Answer to people who in good faith spent money buying the Disk Director 12 program. Limitations of a previous release should be corrected in new releases going forward. This was a problem in DD11 and is the reason some of us bought the NEW DD12. WHy would anyone buy a new version when it is still broken?
Thank you for your feedback. Support for 4K native drives is not required for Windows certification.
We are looking into possibilities of implementing support for these disks in the next version of the program.