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Windows Xp reversed numbers on Seagate SMART model dentification

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Hi
I recently bought a Seagate 250gb Ata hard drive, but the programs like "hdd health"/"Partition Magic8"/"MBM5"/"Active Smart" is recognizing my new seagate hdd ST3250824A hdd model as TS230528A4 which is a little bit weird. As you can see this number is inverted every 2 bytes.
On POST the name is recognized nicely with the Promise 378 Controller embedded on my motherboard, where i installed my hdd as slave. Also on windows xp when checking the hard disk drive properties(f: -> right click>properties>hardware) i see that the name is also ok saying "ST325082 4A SCSI Disk Drive". Although my hard drive is Ata, i think it's normal to show up with what "SCSI" name because that Promise 378 Controller is the one which supports normal SATA. Although i dont have no sata hdd's that is the controller where i connected my ata hdd.
I have NTFS on this hard drive and windows also recognizes the 250gb space without any problem.
I am using Asus P4C800 Deluxe Motherboard and i have Windows Xp Sp2 installed.

I tried to put this very same hard drive on another computer with WinXpSp1 where the model name on SMART appears fine on "hdd health"/"Active Smart". But i really wanted to put on this computer and preferebly without having to reinstall windowsXP.
I am using Asus P4C800 Deluxe Motherboard and i have Windows Xp Sp2 installed.


How can i fix this problem?

Thanks for any help given :)
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