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John Vaughn Sep 21, 2008, 01:36am EDT Report Abuse
I just installed a new 320 gb WD Caviar SE EIDE Hard drive, but when I partition it, it only gives me 137 gb. How do I over come this?

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starfireone Sep 26, 2008, 07:30pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: new hard drive
Try to re partition it again. It sounds like you took the default size. Select the custom option when partitioning depending on the method or untility program you are using.

mothow Sep 26, 2008, 08:10pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: new hard drive
Do you have atleast SP1 installed? Try that.

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Reason Sep 26, 2008, 09:40pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: new hard drive
+1 on the SP1 suggestion, this is a fairly common issue. If you're using a PCI expansion card, you may need to install its 48-bit LBA driver.

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Duncan Bladen Sep 28, 2008, 08:17am EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: new hard drive
western digital have a tool on there website for this problem

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