Formatting new hard drive...ack!

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akira55

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I have a '97 Gateway that came with Windows95 and a 4 GB hard drive.
The hard drive died. Installed a 20 GB Maxtor drive.
Windows 95 won't let me format the entire drive (just 2 GB sections at a time).
I have the full version of Windows 98, so I formatted the drive with that operating system, but it only recognized 8 GB.
I have since tried the Maxtor II software to format it but that, too, only recognized 8 GB.
I have been assured by Gateway that my BIOS is the latest version for my machine...so it isn't a BIOS problem.

Any idea how I can get my system to recognize the full drive (or at least a good portion of it)???

Thanks...
 
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