Your computer detects a 4.3 gb but not the 40 gig


sir i have bought 40 GB harddisk.

my old 4.3 Gb hard disk was detected by the system but it is not detecting 40 gb harddisk.

is it due to 64 Mb RAM or due to pentium II

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This question was answered on April 29, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

The problem can consist on a couple of reasons, it could be that you only have 64 mb of ram can be one your processor can also play a row in that but also the operating system can really play a big role because depending on which operating system that you have it will determain how much work your going to have to do to configure it

your solutions to these problems can be one out of the following Did you instal your hard drives correctly did you set up the slave and the master jumpers correctly if that wasn't the problem then you may have to go to the control panel and the click on the instal hardware section This should help you look and detect your hard drive

In a situation that all of these solutions did not work you may have to try this one just run your computer on just the 40 gig hard drive by removing the old 4.3 gig hard drive and just loading up all the boot up information and operating system into the new hard dirve it will be the same procedure as if you were restoring your computet with the restore disk just remember to set the hard drive jumper into master mode good luck Grirish

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on April 29, 2003