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alimac
07-08-2002, 10:18 PM
I have just replaced the hard drive in my old P233mmx with a 40G samsung drive. My bios can't detect this, and I have been told this could be that the bios isn't set up to recognise disks of this size.

Mike
07-08-2002, 10:24 PM
> I have just replaced the hard drive in my old P233mmx
> with a 40G samsung drive. My bios can't detect this,
> and I have been told this could be that the bios
> isn't set up to recognise disks of this size.

That would be correct. You may be able to go to the hard drive's manufacturers site and download a program that might make it possible to run the drive in your PC, but I'd be surprised if it'd take anything more than 32gb (might recognise your HDD as a 32gb even).

Mike.

Rod J
08-08-2002, 12:25 AM
Hi Alimac,

I had a similar problem with my Seagate 40Gb hard drive. I went to the Samsung site and found this: Hard Disk Drive Support (http://www.samsungelectronics.com/hdd/support/utilities/utilities_01.html) Download and install the Disk Manager program and you should be able to access all the drive OK. It works fine with my Seagate drive.