New HD in Sony VAIO

By furge28
Mar 5, 2008
  1. I recently installed a WD Caviar SE 160 GB Hard Drive into my 6 year old Sony Vaio PCV-RX560. I removed the shunt per the directions for a single drive and the BIOS for the hard Drive is on auto. I was able to utilize the orig. system recovery software to reinstall XP home. My problem is this: according to the properties option for the C drive, the size of the hard drive installed is 8GB. I believe this is a minimum defaultsize. Does anyone know what to do to fully utilize the new 160GBHD. I hope this makes sense - My computer skills are, to say the least, lacking.

  2. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Posts: 5,261   +92

    You probably just need to perform a BIOS update.

    Out of curiosity what operating system and file structure are you using?
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