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Old 08-30-2005, 11:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 200g hardrive reads at 130g

i have bought annew 200g hardrive and it only reads at 130g could someone help me with this problem

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Old 08-31-2005, 04:41 AM   #2 (permalink)
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what os are you running?

it will be the 127gig barrier. i think you have to reformat, but i need others to clarify this.

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Old 08-31-2005, 09:12 AM   #3 (permalink)
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It's either your mobo which needs to have a 48-bit LBA-compatible BIOS installed.

Or it's Windows. What OS do you have?
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Old 08-31-2005, 09:38 AM   #4 (permalink)
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use the search button. it's been answered already
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Old 08-31-2005, 03:20 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Use the search. Install service pack1A and install your latest motherboard drivers to run your drive at ATA133 (or SATA)
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Old 08-31-2005, 10:13 PM   #6 (permalink)
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yeh i have xp proffesional on it
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Old 08-31-2005, 11:26 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Yes get SP 1 or 2

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