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Old 10-21-2008, 07:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Exclamation Problem about Size of Hard Drive

I have a SATA hard drive (250 GB) and it works properly, and I? also I had an old Hard Drive (its IDE and has 80 GB capacity). when I connected the IDE hard drive with the CD ROM Cable, windows detected it, but there is only 33 GB of 80 GB shown. I checked the Capacity size in DOS, VISTA and XP, and the same amount was shown. I did checked for bad sectors (there wasn't any) and had formatted it in DOS but I still can see 33 GB of 80 GB of it.
what should I do?
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Default Re: Problem about Size of Hard Drive

Are you using an 80 wire ultra ata cable? If not try one.
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IS the drive partitioned and the rest of the space unallocated?
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