New HD, windows xp won't recognize size

  Ricky D 19:25 04 Jan 2007
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Have just fitted a Samsung 300gb drive which is recognised as a 134gb by windows xp. Any ideas

  sean-278262 19:26 04 Jan 2007

Update windows. start > al programs > Windows update

Get the SP2 update and it will work.

  sean-278262 19:27 04 Jan 2007

click here;en-us;303013

  sean-278262 19:28 04 Jan 2007

Damn forum software search for article 303014 on the link above.

  pk46 19:29 04 Jan 2007

Windows won't recognise anything above 130gb if it's a Sata drive you will require the drivers.

  VoG II 19:30 04 Jan 2007
  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:43 04 Jan 2007

Shows 137G not 160G or Higher
In Windows, click on Start->Run, enter "regedit".
# Navigate to the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\atapi\Parameters registry subkey.
# From the Edit menu, select New, DWORD Value.
# Enter the name EnableBigLba, then press Enter.
# Double-click the new value, set it to 1, then click OK.
# Close the registry editor.
# Restart the machine for the change to take effect.

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