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Scott109

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I have window2000 Pro O/S
And have a 60gb master drive, which has windows installed on it.
I have put in a new 250gb Samsung drive, attached to the secondary connector, made sure the jumper is set to Slave.
the Bios shows it as secondary/slave and at 250gb size.

Problem im having is when i go to 'computer management' from right clicking 'my computer' and 'manage' and 'disk management' , it shows Disk 0 - C:58gb NTFS - all ok no problem...

But Disk 1 it shows - 128.00GB unallocated ?????

Why is it not showing 250 gb ???

What do i need to do?

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Is there any data on the new drive yet? If not, and you want to just have one partition then delet the current one (on the new drive NOT YOUR OS) and then you should be able to creat a new one that is 250 :whistling: (well proberly about 242 becase of S.M.A.R.T. but that is normal)
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There is no current partition, so i can't delete anything.
I can create a partition, but is says the max disk size is 131069mb ???
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Does it show the volume as 250GB?
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Well in the BIOS it shows 250gb

But in Computer management it shows disk 1 - Basic - 128 gb
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Attached you will find a link to a file from Sumsung called EnableBigLba for win 2000. Install it and see what happens.

http://www.samsung.c...p...m&language=

Edited by The Skeptic, 22 July 2006 - 07:11 AM.

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Could you send me a screen shot of the Disk Manager.

Thankz
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ok.

Skeptic, i don't see any attachement to your post??

Haz, what email address, im new to this forum posting thing and not sure how to post a screenshot?

Soz....noob.
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You can email it to me here hazclan13@gmail.com
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Haz, im trying, but my email account is playing up! jeez.

I've just reinstalled o/s yesterday and updated from microsoft this morning, put all my basic software on and now this.

i'll keep trying, as i know my e-mail is working, as i got 25 messages this morning!!

my e-mail - scott109@blueyonder.co.uk


Haz, its now sent okay.....14:21pm

Edited by Scott109, 22 July 2006 - 07:22 AM.

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Haz

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Do you have SP4 for 2k?
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Haz,Skeptic,

I've downloaded the link you posted and installed, i'm now going offline to reboot and see what happens.
Post back very soon.

Thanks
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Skeptic, dont know how you found that link but thats it ! all sorted!! :blink:

You the man...... :whistling:

And Haz, thank you too....



Regards

Scott.
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Thanks for letting us know.
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Cheers! :whistling:
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