Re: 40GB not detecting

Re: 40GB not detecting


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Posted by Henry on April 04, 2002 at 20:25:52:

In Reply to: 40GB not detecting posted by Thomas Varghese on April 03, 2002 at 03:29:34:

: I have 40GB Hardisk, My Bios is not Detecting this 40gb
: Give me a solution and the following are the my pc configuration:
: P3 500MHZ
: MotherBoard Award
: Bios ROM PCI/ISA BIOS 62400000
: cmos setup utility
: Award Sowftware INC

: Award Modulur v4.51PG A Energy Star Ally

: kindly give some tips

: regards
: thomas


You can look for a free BIOS update on the mainboard maker's web site (no point looking anyplace else); you need to know your mainboard maker, mainboard model and possibly mainboard version/revision. You can identify your mainboard maker and model by following the mainboard ID article at:
http://www.pcnineoneone.com/howto/moboid1.html

If no free BIOS update just use an ATA/66 expansion card (UDMA/33, ATA/100 or ATA/133 will give about the same performance as ATA/66 since HDD sustained data transfer rate is the limiting factor); all will support HDDs up to about 128 GB or more.

Hope this helps,
Henry


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