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Im using acer aspire3003 wlmi. just bought 250 pata hdd from wd. and it displays 128gb but should 250gb how to resolve this issue.

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Did you make sure it was compatible and would work with your system
you can go into bios setup
try restarting a couple times and see if it picks it up
try control panel add new
and make sure everything in device manager is correct

Posted on Jan 28, 2009

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    DEKR Jan 29, 2009

    I was reading my pc book on memory and it is very possible thta you have too much memory for your system

    how old is the system

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