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Old 11-11-2007, 06:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Latest upgrade for k7vat Lucky Star mobo?? help...

hey guys,
Hope there is someone who is able to help me.

i have a k7vat Lucky Star mobo.
BIOS is award modular v6.00PGN

i need to update it because it sees only 136 GB out of 320 GB of my new hard disk!!

i have xp pro sp2 and it sees the full 320 GBs (in disk management), but when i boot my pc in the bios screen it shows: 136 GB
"you could say where is the problem?? your xp sees it all..."
yes but when i try to create a new partition (whatever type), i cant access it.
so 90% it's bios limitation.

please help me.
i cant find the site of lucky star...
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Default Re: Latest upgrade for k7vat Lucky Star mobo?? help...

that wouldnt be a mobo problem.. that is a windows problem.. try updating windows.. i forgot the proper procedure.. lemme grab that for you

is your windows xp updated to sp2? that should fix the problem.. if not.. then it is a bios fault.. lemme help look for new bios' for ya

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i have xp pro sp2 and it sees the full 320 GBs (in disk management), but when i boot my pc in the bios screen it shows: 136 GB
"you could say where is the problem?? your xp sees it all..."
yes but when i try to create a new partition (whatever type), i cant access it.
so 90% it's bios limitation.
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well i got a bios upthere in case you missed it.. how recent it is.. doesnt seem to recent :-x
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bios update may not do it.. you may need some kinda ata controller of some sort from what i've read on another forum w/ a similar problem
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bios update may not do it.. you may need some kinda ata controller of some sort from what i've read on another forum w/ a similar problem
i read on seagate's site that i should update bios...
anyway what ata controller should i buy ? how much is that?
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