windows xp reads big hard drives

January 9, 2011 at 15:22:47
Specs: Windows XP, intellR celeronR 2 ghtz
I bought an IDE 160 GIG hard drive but xp only see's 78GIGs how can it see all the drive capacity

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January 9, 2011 at 16:40:52
Is it just a storage drive? Did you partition & format it?

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#2
January 9, 2011 at 20:46:53
You sure it's not an 80 gig? What's the model number?

XP needs at least SP1 in order to see a drive that large.

If it's an internal drive, does the bios see it correctly?

Real men don't use AntiVirus; they just reformat


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