I had a 200g hdd and got a virus, reformatted and only retrieved 130gig back, kept reformatting and still could not get them back, so went and bought a 500gig hdd and when i replaced it, guess what, still only getting 130gig.It is only giving me the option of partitioning a space of up to 130 gig, head melted so any help guys would not go a miss..thanks
I'm remembering 137 GB being the hard drive limit for older BIOS versions.
I ran into that problem while buying a new hard drive for an old HP Pavilion desktop that was manufactured in 1999 or 2000. They were too large for the old BIOS in that desktop. I got lucky and found a place that still had 30 GB IDE hard drives.
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