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Win98 Why does my system tools/disc space show i have 2 gb hard drive when i have a 37 gb hard drive ?

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  • Mel Jacobson
    Mel Jacobson Oct 31, 2008

    when i got to My Computer, and rt click on the ms-dos-C icon - it shows 37.GB hard drive..... Its just in the system tools that shows 2GB.

    i am also starting to get alot of page faults... especially in explorer

  • Mel Jacobson
    Mel Jacobson Oct 31, 2008

    I just see one ....... not partitioned


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Is the drive recognized in the bios? The bios in a machine that old probably has an 8.4Gb limit. Go to the motherboard manufacturers web site and look for a bios update. It's unlikely you will find an update to recognize the entire drive. Did you try to partition and format the drive?

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  • Frank
    Frank Oct 31, 2008

    how many HHD do you see??

    did you partition the HD??

  • Frank
    Frank Nov 01, 2008


    You may have to update your BIOS, if you are using Win98.

    if you don't know how to do it. better off get some one to do it for you.



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