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Old 10-26-2005, 12:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Well, I just finished building my new computer (Kickass rig I must say), however there's one problem with it, and that's the SATA II Harddrive. Even though is a WesternDigital 250 GB HD, Windows can only recognize 127 GB of it (I'm using Windows 2000). I have all the latest service packs and drivers, flashed my BIOS to the most recent version, and Windows still only recognizes 127 GB. Is it possible that I've simply reached the HD space limit of Windows 2000?

I've got a DFI Lanparty NF4 SLI-DR motherboard by the way. Any help with unlocking my extra space would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 10-26-2005, 12:42 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Download a program called parition magic, this is quite common problem with new drives, this program should allow you to resize the partition so it will see the whole 250GB.

NOTE: your hd will not be exactly 250GB, it may be around 240-230GB
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