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zapka

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I need help with my HDD. Its an old Seagate with a capacity of 80GB. I installed it as a slave. But from Windows, it displays the disk at 31.4GB. The thing is, I already took out the jumper pins. And in the BIOS, it clearly states that the HDD is 80GB. Does anybody know whats wrong? How do I fix this? Any help would be great. Thanks
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warriorscot

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Is at set at the slave and make sure you havent selected the drive to be clipped by setting the jumpers in the wrong position. Search the old posts for this problem and similar ones its fairly common you might find your answer in there.
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Mr.KnowItAll

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some old HD have 2 jumpers set and 1 jumper set while 2 jumpers are for MB that do not support larg HD. check the picture on the HD to c if this is the case, if yes use 1 jumper and not 1.

2nd... right click my copmuter and go to manage and then choose disk amnagement and c if part of the HD is black stating its not allocated... if this is the case just format it.

GL
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