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6gb drive set drive as slave but only 1.84gb is showing

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Some hard drives had a jumper setting to show a lower capacity so it could be recognized by older BIOS implementations are you sure you set it as slave and didnt maybe set the cap limit jumper instead?
Just a thought.

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