What is LBA?


i have two hard drives one is new seagate 80 gig friend installed it few months ago. it shows up as 30gigs and partioned 2.7gig wheres the rest? how do i fix without losing data


This question was answered on October 23, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

LBA "Logical Block Address", is the feature in the bios that is responsible for the addressing large hard drives.

you should go back into your bios and make sure this options is chosen as the choice for your hard drive.

1 restart your computer

2 during the initialization press the delete button to get into the bios

3 once in side scroll down until your prompted with the hard drive option

if you are not comfortable with this you should contact your friend so that he or she can assist you

good luck

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Posted by christopher of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on October 23, 2004