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Old 10-01-2007, 09:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Only half of the actual size.
I'm about to format using my win95 floppy (which usually fixes everything, strangely.)

Does anyone know what my HDDs problem is?
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Old 10-01-2007, 09:33 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Is your hard drive partitioned?
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Default Re: My HDD shows

if not partitioned, could be that you have HDD problems itself, but... using a win95 floppy to fix it? never heard of that
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well if it helps any, I had the 2 harddrives (250 gig a piece) go into raid 0.
i kept having problems, so I decided to format without raid.

I just formated with the win95 disk, and it brang one of my disks back to 238gb.

I deleted all partitions, it just shows my max space to be 127gb.

finished with win 95 format on disk D
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Any OS installer before XP sp2 is only going to show your drive being 127gb. You will need to get an updated XP disk or make a slipstreamed SP disk.
http://www.winsupersite.com/showcase...slipstream.asp Read this.
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Old 10-01-2007, 04:10 PM   #6 (permalink)
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ok so wait.
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even if I install windows on the "127" gb HD, will it turn to a 250gb, when I install sp 1/2 ?
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My suggestion is to partition the boot sector of about 30gb. Install windows to that partition. Then fully update windows and have the machine search for the leftover drive space.
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