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If no trouble, please Throw on nickrnd @ inbox. I have a Western Digital 320 GB drive that I have moved from an old PC and converted to an external drive. These limitations do not apply to Windows 2000/XP except during Setup, in which there is a 32GB limit. i wonder why so many people purchase it considering the little price difference between it and XP home, which has support for a lot more tech (although its on its way have a peek at this web-site

Just thought of something. Quote 4th Aug 200815:30 #6 Midzuki View Profile View Forum Posts Banned Join DateJun 2007 LocationUNREACHABLE Have you already tried a Windows ME boot floppy IIRC, its versions of format.com The application does not recognize the new drive when attached to the pc. Right now I am doing a copy of the whole C disk, OS, programs and all so I can do this, but before I commit to this can you let me More about the author

500gb Hard Drive Shows Only 130 Gb Of Space

Run Windows Disk Management console and see if there is any free space that is not used by any partition. 4. And with him strangely. Confirm deletion. What does it mean to install it on it's own IDE channel?

I tried your tool (after installing WinXP on it, which took me about 1 hour and a half) and the window read : Reported capacity : 10,005 MB Factory capacity : About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center Forum Forum Index Today's Posts New Posts Software All software Popular tools Portable tools DVD Hacks DVD RD osculate, Dec 13, 2003 #6 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Hard Drive Not Showing Full Capacity Windows 7 I didn't see your SATA hard drive there.

Also the hard drive light remains lit while booted to the CD. Restoring Factory Hard Drive Capacity Depending on the desired setting, the jumper cap may be moved to other pins or removed completely.http://www.seagate.com/ww/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=5e81781e73d5d010VgnVCM100000dd04090aRCRD&locale=en-US Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Well thank you. Tech Reviews Tech News Tech How To Tech Buying Advice Laptop Reviews PC Reviews Printer Reviews Smartphone Reviews Tablet Reviews Wearables Reviews PC & Laptop Storage Reviews Antivirus Reviews Best Tech http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/189391-32-500gb-seagate-showing-128gb I had also tried creating 5GB Primary partition on both drives anyway and tried to install Win98 that failed because Setup tried to install on Slave drive (then recognized as drive

This area is used when you want to restore the original state of your desktop PC or laptop without using CD/DVD disks. External Hard Drive Only Showing 32gb So I tried to unplug the power right before I typed y to continue, but that didnt work. (Note: I had to do the "At your own risk" method of unplugging From here, you just go through the correct install process for each os, win98 being first. Thanks in advance.

Sunil on November 6, 2007 11:41 pm Hi, I have a Sata hdd 320G installed win xp and serivce pack 2, on drive.

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Check SMART external HDD (USB) What to Pack for $ 150? http://forum.videohelp.com/threads/292964-Partition-Size-Issues-for-New-PC-with-Win98 Fdisk does not see a large screw Arabic language Chinese language German language English language French language Indonesian language Japanese language Korean language Portuguese language New posts On the screw - 500gb Hard Drive Shows Only 130 Gb Of Space Now to my question which took long enough to get to.... Hdd Capacity Restore Tool Windows 8 http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;263044 Reply With Quote 01-29-2003,03:28 PM #5 gjimene2 View Profile View Forum Posts Ultimate Member Join Date Jul 2002 Location Texas' Asylum Posts 2,762 when a customer doesn't want to buy

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Dmitry Postrigan on January 28, 2008 7:20 pm I recently bought a new WD10EACS 1Tb WD Drive that i tried to clone with Acronis. And which one is better? Just the fact that it was already partitioned surprised me enough (unless that's usual and I didn't know it) but it also seems that there are only 10gigs of recognizible space Hard Drive Showing Wrong Capacity

Quote 7th Aug 200811:59 #16 bevills1 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Member Join DateJan 2006 LocationUnited States I've always typed "fdisk." Do you mean typing "fdisk /fprmt" should Up till then there were no problems…. I use Win98 for older apps that don't run in Win2k, and I use Win2k for nearly everything else. http://directcomputerrepair.com/hard-drive/how-to-install-a-second-hard-drive.html I've built a system for a customer and tested it using Windows XP Pro.

Quote 4th Aug 200822:16 #8 Bjs View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Member Join DateFeb 2004 LocationAustralia Go to the hard drives manufacture, and get the drive setup utility. Hard Disk Space Showing Less Than Actual The 1TB drive developed an error after I ghosted the image of my old C: drive on to it, causing the BIOS to register the drive as only 33mb! The details on initializing, partitioning and formatting:http://www.seagate.com/ww/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=2cfd04d2e817f010VgnVCM1000005106090aRCRD&locale=en-US3.

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ZeBong on June 12, 2008 9:59 pm HDD Capacity Restore doesn´t work, following constellation: I want to restore my PRI MASTER IDE drive after a mistake with SeaTools

Windows installs, but neither partitioning nor LBA handling is correct. EXE - English update, then after its launch, the result will lie in your with: \\ windows \\ command \\ fdisk. No speed reduction noticed. BIOS sees it as an 80gb but fdisk sees it as 10gb.

Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. or is too late ?????? Checked BIOS my disc was now showing 33.8gb instead off 250gb. http://directcomputerrepair.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-not-showing-up.html Quote 7th Aug 200813:14 #17 DarrellS View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Member Join DateNov 2002 LocationUnited States If you still have the old computer, I would use that

I tried installing it on the other hard drive, but got the same message..Any theories? showed Slave as drive 1 and Master as drvie 2. That seemed to get rid of DDO, yet the BIOS still said the drive was only ~32 GB. You will have to run Windows Disk Manager and create a new 13 GB partition.

It is the only tool (out of 12) that I was able to get working to restore the original size of my HD. Let's get this out of the way...I installed a Seagate Internal 160gb hard drive. Please help me, Thanks Ed

Ed on October 10, 2007 9:22 pm i have a Sata WD Raptor 150GB that is reported only as 137GB and a WD 40GB pata Thank tou!!!!

John Woods on July 3, 2008 9:58 pm I reduced the capacity on my four Samsung HD103UJ (1TB) by switching off the 48-bit LBA mode with the software

US / 263044USA8. and with more big (BIG) advances in technology coming up in the future, ull be going nowhere with windows 98... A limitation in original versions of Windows 98/98SE's Fdisk causes it to incorrectly report disk sizes over 64GB. Thank you.


Dmitry Postrigan on October 11, 2007 2:06 pm any chance to be able to add a optional raid controller driver to see my raid drives? Jumper settings that limit hard drive capacity Most hard drives have a special jumper setting that allows you to limit their capacity to either 32 or 128 (137) gigabytes. The new drive wouldn't hold all of the stuff from the old drive so now I have an incomplete copy. Thanks

Dmitry Postrigan on February 11, 2008 7:15 pm Fik: According to your description, the hard drive is most likely failing and needs to be replaced… That's all I can

Check jumpers. There is nothing else within the window (i.e., no drives to select). All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. but how on earth do I change that?

It was , and is, my inention to partition & format using FAT32 as I don't know which O/S the client is going to install.