Hard Drive Question

Question

i have got maxtor 80gb used hd.bios is detecting the drive, but showing capacity as 0mb

Answer

This question was answered on October 25, 2007. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Try loading the setup defaults in BIOS Then refresh the HD in BIOS and see if that works, otherwise try doing a clean install and see what windows shows the Hard Drive as

Otherwise your IDE controller might be bad Try adding in a PCI IDE controller and go from there.

Worst case the HD is toast but see if you can get a refund.

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Posted by Mike of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on October 25, 2007