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Remember, FAT 16 has a 4 gigabyte partition size limitation! Locate and then click the following key in the registry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Atapi\Parameters 3. Creating a partition reserves a physical portion of the hard drive space for use as a logical drive, or volume, that the operating system can address. Hot Scripts offers tens of thousands of scripts you can use.

Thanks - Henry haptry, Aug 30, 2001 #13 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Your name or email address: Do you already have Physical Installation of the SATA Hard Drive Pg 8. Formatting: Formatting is the act of creating a file system on a volume, so that the operating system can store and retrieve data on that volume. This is a VERY common issue :-) 0 LVL 88 Overall: Level 88 Storage 34 Message Active today Expert Comment by:rindi ID: 172949312006-08-11 You also need to install the servicepack

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Keep in touch with Experts ExchangeTech news and trends delivered to your inbox every month Membership How it Works Gigs Live Careers Plans and Pricing For Business Become an Expert Resource All Rights Reserved Theme designed by Audentio Design. I tried this with both an IDE and a SATA drive with exactly the same results. 0 LVL 3 Overall: Level 3 Storage 2 Message Accepted Solution by:Blackbirdtg Blackbirdtg earned File system: A file system provides a means of organizing and retrieving information written to a hard disk or any other storage medium.

Is there still an>extra OS eating up space?>>Thanks,>Mich> AnonymousAug 11, 2004, 8:09 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.setup (More info?)The second line gave an error booting up - it wasn't able to Next Page > Contents of Article: PCSTATS Pg 1. — Beginners Guides: Formatting and Partitioning a Hard Drive Pg 2. General Hardware Dec 8, 2015 Which Partition marked as active? Partition Magic PCstats cannot be held liable for any damages in this regard.

The issue, as you're probably aware, is that your system is only using a 28-bit logical block address; so can only address a max of 128mb of space. Here at PCSTATS, we'd like to take some time to cover this important procedure in detail, so you won't have to pay your local computer shop $80 to do it for COPYRIGHT © 1998- · MECHLER ENTERPRISES, LLC. Physical Installation of a IDE Hard Drive Pg 6.

Need to partition a current drive into smaller disks? Need to partition a current drive into smaller disks? FDISK Commands continued Pg 13. Is win2k already installed on this computer and are you trying to format this drive out of Windows? - If so boot to repair console and format from there.

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Partitioning and formatting a Second Drive in Windows 9x/ME Pg 12. page Few other computer upgrades carry more potential complications and complexities than installing and preparing a newly purchased hard drive for use. Diskpart Windows 2000 Thanks - Henry haptry, Aug 28, 2001 #4 Hpro Power in the Box-P4 XEON! Format Hard Drive Windows 2000 Partitioning and formatting for the Installation of Windows 2000/XP Pg 11.

Confirming the Installation of a Hard Drive Pg 9. http://magicnewspaper.com/windows-2000/win-98-and-win2k.html The Format command is called from an MS-DOS prompt and has several options or switches that can be used with it during the format process. But in any event, as you'll see if you read the Microsoft KB article referenced above, you need to modify the registry UNLESS you've installed Service Pak 4 (which I would Preparing an IDE Hard Drive For Installation Pg 5. Diskpart Download

Even though the bios recognizes it as a 250 GB drive, the Disk Management console reports it as a 128 GB HD and will not let me partition or format it Common Windows file systems include FAT32 (File Allocation Table 32) and NTFS (NT File System). !!! Thank you. Not sure what "FAT" is all about?

Formatting Your Hard Drive By now you should have accomplished the following: You have made a decision whether you were going to use a FAT 16, FAT 32, or NTFS file Privacy Policy Support Terms of Use Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands I would have no problem with creating more than one partition on the second HD but it just isn't there!

Physically Installing a Serial ATA Hard Drive Pg 7.

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As the average computer can use up to three hard disks in addition to a CD drive, it's easy enough to go out and buy a new drive to add extra Easy enough until you get around to actually putting the drive in, that is. The BIOS does recognize both of the installed drives as 250 GB drives and when installing the operating system (WIN2K), let me partition AND format the first drive as a 250 At first the when I installed the second drive the syetem kept rebooting.

hopefully you will never need it! Salvador Diamond Member Joined: May 19, 2001 Messages: 7,058 Likes Received: 0 Hi, I have two scsi hdd's and I need to know the best way to format and partition the Volume: A volume is how the operating system 'sees' your free disk space.