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Old 11-22-2007, 08:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Seagate 250bg Showing at 127GB

I got a 250gb Seagate Baracuda and since installation it's been showing up as 127GB. I've flashed/updated the bios and when I check the volume/populate via windows it sais...

Capacity: 238473 MB
Unallocated Space: 107411 MB

And below that it sais

Capacity 121062 MB...

Completely lost lol.

Any help would be appreciated as I'm filling it up

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Old 11-22-2007, 09:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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try partitioning it to 120gb to 120gb

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Old 11-24-2007, 03:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Well wait, it sounds like this might be an OS issue?

What are you running and which service pack?

For Windows 2000 you need SP-3 with 48-bit reg patch applied (and SP4 as well). For Windows XP you need SP1. Well just a stab in the dark I guess.
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Make sure you have SP2 for Windows XP. Then you can partition it to the max space. You need Partition Magic or similar. Email me @, mention your TF name, and I'll send you Partition Magic so you can see all your space.

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