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Old 11-30-2005, 04:58 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 250 GB Seagate Drives Only 131070

I have two 250GB Seagate Barracudas, brand new,
The BIOS reads them as 250GB but when I go to set up Windows XP Pro they on them it only lets me choose a 131070 unpartitioned to format and partition with the NTFS file system.

I wonder whats going on with them, I tried to set up windows on both and its excactly the same for both.

Its is a home built with asus p5n32-sli deluxe.

I looked in the BIOS but it reads them as 250gb

Anyone know whatcould be the problem?
Thanks
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Old 11-30-2005, 06:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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if you only have Service Pack 1, upgrade to 2.
have a read of the "137Gb Barrier" thread. [sticky top of page]
im guessing that will solve your problems.
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Old 11-30-2005, 11:05 AM   #3 (permalink)
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slipstream sp2 onto your xp cd and that will fix it
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