View Full Version : BIOS will only autodetect new 15.3GB HD at 8.4GB

10-07-2000, 03:27 PM
I have a Cyrix 686 200 MHz computer which is now three years old.
I have bought a Seagate Baracuda 7200 15.3 GB hard drive for this machine which I was told by the vendor that it would be OK to install without updating the BIOS.

After taking out the old 2.5 GB Maxtor drive (I will not be using this drive any longer),
installing the new one (as primary master), going into BIOS setup and IDE HDD AUTO DETECTION,
it could only detect the new drive as 8.4 GB. Does this mean I have to update my system BIOS?
where on the net could I get an update for this system?
I guess you would have to be careful at getting the right update.

If anyone knows or has any ideas I would most appreciate it.