Win2000 won't see over 8gb on 2nd drive

Win2000 won't see over 8gb on 2nd drive

Post by David Van Nostran » Wed, 29 Nov 2000 16:13:51



Hi

Help  I just added a second 20gb drive to my system running Win2000
and Under disk admin it only shows an 8gb drive.


 
 
 

Win2000 won't see over 8gb on 2nd drive

Post by Hans-Georg Michn » Wed, 29 Nov 2000 04:00:00



Quote:>Help  I just added a second 20gb drive to my system running Win2000
>and Under disk admin it only shows an 8gb drive.

David,

first guess is that the BIOS is obsolete. Can you update it?

Is it an IDE disk?

Hans-Georg

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Win2000 won't see over 8gb on 2nd drive

Post by David Van Nostran » Wed, 29 Nov 2000 04:00:00


The Bios sees it fine, also I have had 98 and ME and they both see it
no problem.

Dave

On Tue, 28 Nov 2000 09:40:51 +0100, Hans-Georg Michna



>>Help  I just added a second 20gb drive to my system running Win2000
>>and Under disk admin it only shows an 8gb drive.

>David,

>first guess is that the BIOS is obsolete. Can you update it?

>Is it an IDE disk?

>Hans-Georg

 
 
 

Win2000 won't see over 8gb on 2nd drive

Post by David Van Nostran » Wed, 29 Nov 2000 04:00:00


It was partitioned and formated FAT 32.  Do I have to use NTFS



Quote:>FAT16?

>Freddy

 
 
 

Win2000 won't see over 8gb on 2nd drive

Post by Inigu » Thu, 30 Nov 2000 00:31:41


FAT16?

Freddy

 
 
 

Win2000 won't see over 8gb on 2nd drive

Post by Stuar » Sat, 02 Dec 2000 04:00:00


Is this a Maxtor drive? There is a Win2K update if so.

Stuart


> It was partitioned and formated FAT 32.  Do I have to use NTFS



> >FAT16?

> >Freddy

 
 
 

Win2000 won't see over 8gb on 2nd drive

Post by David Van Nostran » Sat, 02 Dec 2000 04:00:00


Yes it is a Maxtor Drive.  Is the update on there site.

Dave

On Fri, 1 Dec 2000 13:11:01 -0000, "Stuart"


>Is this a Maxtor drive? There is a Win2K update if so.

>Stuart


>> It was partitioned and formated FAT 32.  Do I have to use NTFS



>> >FAT16?

>> >Freddy

 
 
 

Win2000 won't see over 8gb on 2nd drive

Post by Hans-Georg Michn » Sat, 02 Dec 2000 04:00:00



>Is this a Maxtor drive? There is a Win2K update if so.

Stuart,

which update is that? Must have missed it.

Hans-Georg

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Win2000 won't see over 8gb on 2nd drive

Post by Stuar » Tue, 05 Dec 2000 04:00:00


Received wisdom I'm afraid, I heard about it in these groups, but haven't
needed it myself (IBM HDDs rule!).

Stuart


> >Is this a Maxtor drive? There is a Win2K update if so.

> Stuart,

> which update is that? Must have missed it.

> Hans-Georg

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> No mail, please.

 
 
 

Win2000 won't see over 8gb on 2nd drive

Post by George S. Elli » Tue, 05 Dec 2000 04:00:00


Not for me (IBM)...

Too many problems with stiction(sp?) and track 0.


> Received wisdom I'm afraid, I heard about it in these groups, but haven't
> needed it myself (IBM HDDs rule!).

> Stuart



> > >Is this a Maxtor drive? There is a Win2K update if so.

> > Stuart,

> > which update is that? Must have missed it.

> > Hans-Georg

> > --
> > No mail, please.