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My GateWay E-3400 cannot read 80 GB HDD

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I have a Brand PC :

GateWay E-3400 Corfu
I have downloaded the latest BIOS update from Gateway Website holding Number : 0AAUOP06
Now my BIOS version is : 0AAUOP07

and still the same problem, my BIOS cannot see more than 65.5 GB


any one can help me in this ??


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If the latest BIOS update doesn't let you see all of the large drive, the motherboard may be too old.  In this case, an add-on PCI IDE card should do the trick: http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=16-102-002&depa=1
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if purchasing a ide controller card is not an option, then you could consider an overlay program such as ez-bios, usually bundled with new hard drives. the program can also be downloaded from most hd maker's sites
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