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Only 32 gb of 250 gb hard drive is reconized

Put in a a8v-e motherboard, athalon 64 3700 proc. put in the same western digital 250 gb hard drive that I used with my last set up. reformatted my computer the same way I always do. didnt do any partitions. running windows xp pro. I only have 32 gb showing up out of 250 gb. Can't figuer out why. I'm not very computer savy. any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Hey,

If you look at the jumper settings on the drive, they are near the power connector and data cable, then look at the jumper info on top of the drive. I think the jumpers are set to limit space 32GB.

Adjust the jumpers.
Let me know if you need anything else.


Thanks,
Ekse

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

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