New 180Gb WD hard drive recognised as 130Gb in XP

  Leon318 15:13 07 Jul 2003

New 180Gb Western Digital hard drive recognised as 130Gb in XP help

  Jester2K II 15:15 07 Jul 2003

Which model?

  DieSse 15:26 07 Jul 2003

Read this WD FAQ expalining the problem and what to do about it.

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Hope that comes out OK.

  powerless 20:12 07 Jul 2003
  powerless 20:13 07 Jul 2003
  The Idle one 20:27 07 Jul 2003

Hope your motherboard accepts greater than 137 mb hdd in its bios: else you could have to update.

  Leon318 14:36 11 Jul 2003

thank you all for your info...
My hard drive is the Western Digital 180Gb speical edition 8mb cache and my motherboard is the ASUS A7N8X Deluxe nForce 2

  Gaz 25 15:08 11 Jul 2003

Ummmm, Was it partitioned correctly?

Or it could be u need to update the Bios.

  DieSse 18:20 11 Jul 2003

Did the links enable you to solve the problem, or are you saying you still have a problem?

  Leon318 15:36 14 Jul 2003

i also used magic partition 8 which i recovered some space which wasn't partitioned properley (7mb). I haven't solved the problem yet, as i haven't downloaded the XP service pack yet but it will be done shortly. Thank you all for you help =)

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