XP wont regonise hard disk size

  Zane22 22:59 28 Aug 2004


Just fitted a second hard drive to my PC ,its a 80gb IBM deskstar,but XP only shows it as 30GB,any ideas why?,I thought XP would pick this up no problem.

Any help wpuld be welcome


P4 2.66 512ram XP Home edition

  [DELETED] 23:34 28 Aug 2004

XP needs SP1 to recognise a HDD that is over 137Gb but your experience with an 80Gb drive seems a bit odd. Have you got the bios set to LBA? Have you installed SP1?

  Charence 00:45 29 Aug 2004

Are the jumpers on new HDD correct?

  THE TERMINATOR 02:17 29 Aug 2004

If you have no software on your new drive, try formatting it from disk properties, using NTFS file system....TT

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