Missing Memory

  ricketyrixon 15:54 04 Apr 2004
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I recently upgraded my hard drive from 4 to 40 Gb. When i booted back up the new drive was recognised but it tells me i only have 8Gb not 40Gb I am running Windows98 on a MU440EX motherboard with a PII 266 processor and 160Mb of RAM. Any ideas please?

  bremner 15:58 04 Apr 2004

Take a look at this from Maxtor click here

  Diodorus Siculus 15:58 04 Apr 2004

Your BIOS has a limit of 8Gb; to have more visible will require that the BIOS is updated. A risky business, but has to be done.

  Diodorus Siculus 15:59 04 Apr 2004

Whoops, meant to say,

has to be done with care and then should be ok.

  Diodorus Siculus 15:59 04 Apr 2004

Or indeed, look at the info posted by bremner.

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