hard drive capacity puzzle

  bigboab y 10:47 12 Nov 2004
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I fell heir to a Samsung HDD...it says on the tin that it is a 2o gig job..but even after fdisking it to 100% and formatting,it still only shows 2 gigs as available. Is this fixable,or is it square window time?

  bigboab y 10:49 12 Nov 2004

oops meant to say the jumper is at "master"

  Danoh 10:51 12 Nov 2004

There are several threads that have reported the same issue of only 2Gb showing after Windows 95-98-Me F-disking. Have you used the search function to seek them out and read them? They are very informative and could contain the fix for you.

  Danoh 10:55 12 Nov 2004

Also did a google and found this click here

  Danoh 10:56 12 Nov 2004

This is also good; click here

  bigboab y 16:24 12 Nov 2004

Tried fdisking (is that a word?) again.. and lo and behold it worked this time.. strange that .. what was puzzling me was that originally the partition wasnt shown on My computer..thanks for all your help guys/gals

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