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XP reading half HD

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Cheebaa, Nov 7, 2007.

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  1. Cheebaa

    Cheebaa Thread Starter

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    Hello everyone

    My problem is XP will only see half my HD space. I have two 250g WD Sata HD. Under the Intel matrix util I can see both 250g Sata HD but when i go through Windows XP setup they both come up 133g.
     
  2. leroys1000

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    Are you using an older windows xp disk that does not have service pack 1?
     
  3. Bob Cerelli

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    If you are going to add a service pack, might as well make it SP2.
     
  4. Cheebaa

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    I am using an older ver. of xp. Would that make a difference? I'll try installing sp2. Thanks for the quick reply
     
  5. Bob Cerelli

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    Yes install SP2.
     
  6. leroys1000

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    You need to slipstream SP2 and make a new install disk.
    XP pre service pack 1 can only detect 137GB.
    Slipstream SP2
     
  7. Bob Cerelli

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    You can install SP2 without needing to slipstream a new CD first. You can do it but it is certainly not necessary.
     
  8. Cheebaa

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    After installing SP2 i could see the whole drive. Thanks again everyone for your help. :D
     
  9. Bob Cerelli

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    You are welcome and glad going to SP2 solved the problem.
     
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