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Seagate 500 gig HD found in bios but not in my computer

Dell demension e510 currently running seagate 150 gig hd

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Once windows has been updated to SP2 & all it's updates, than windows should show the correct drive size.

Mike

Posted on Jun 26, 2008

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    Mike Peluso Jun 27, 2008

    I say this to so many people who have a problem with the bios reading the correct drive size but windows not. You need to go to the manufacture's web site for you're 500GB drive. One register you're drive there online. Two, download their bootable floppy disk software or their bootable CD software & use that software to setup the FAT. (File allocation table). Use the software & choose the cluster size you want & format the drive. Than reinstall winows. Do not over write windows, do a freash install & do not use windows to format the drive. That will fix you're issue.



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