windows xp sees my 250gb hard drive as 137gb
Posted on 2006-06-11
I just built a new system and installed windows xp pro (2001 version) then installed service pack 2 from a cd from microsoft.
I used a Maxtor diamond max 250gb hard drive but its only showing 137 in size.
I tried a registry update from Maxtor but it says "48 bit logical addressing is enabled and I dont need to run this update.
Could it be that the service pack is not in with the xp cd during installation and that Im installing the service pack after the operating system is installed?
I cant try the slipstream method of blending the two because its a shop copy from whey back and it has 5 different versions of xp on it.
I need help.