250 gig SATA only reads as 127gig in windows, but reads full 250gig in BIOS what do i

By Matty K
Mar 5, 2006
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  1. hello, i just bought a new machine and i'm having trouble with my HDD i have a SATA 250 gig and i'm running XP, when i look in my HDD properties it only shows i have a capacity of 127gigs. what can i do to fix this? please help me.
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso Newcomer, in training Posts: 25,948   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    Look HERE. It may answer your question.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
  3. lukeyu

    lukeyu Newcomer, in training Posts: 70

    update your windows xp to xp2
  4. Matty K

    Matty K Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    I've never heard of XP2 and i recently added the Service Pack 2, but still no luck
  5. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 10,074   +13

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