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Old 04-10-2006, 12:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Losing over 160 gigs

Put a new system together for myself with a 300gb SATAII drive... In the windows XP install, it only detects ~130gb of storage. After install, the bios detects the full 300gb, but still only ~130 is accessible in windows.

Any ideas?

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Old 04-10-2006, 12:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Are you updated with service pack 2?

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Old 04-10-2006, 01:40 PM   #4 (permalink)
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install sp1 or sp2 and create new partition/s from the unpartitioned space , goto start-->settings-->control panel-->adminsitrative tools-->computer managment-->disk managment

and for future installs , better slipstream sp1 or sp2 , with nlite
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