Will a presario 1622 detect a 15gb hard drive?

By youngtechnician
Jan 23, 2008
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  1. Hi, i have this old lappy from a few years ago. It is running XP with 96mb or ram and it has a pentium II processor at 233mhz. It came with a 4gb hard drive but i was thiking about upgrading the hd to a 15gb disk. Could anybody tell me it this bios will detect it without trouble?

    thanks in advance.
  2. mscrx

    mscrx Newcomer, in training Posts: 829

  3. youngtechnician

    youngtechnician Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 30

    Hi everyone, thanks for the info mscrx...After checking some stuff there and viewing the bios setup i managed to change the disk access type on it; it was in D.O.S. mode and changed it to "Other". Then after placing the 15gb drive on the lappy everything went ok. xp recognized the 15gb without trouble and now i got the old lappy with a little more space :).
  4. mscrx

    mscrx Newcomer, in training Posts: 829

    ok, wonderful! glad I could help
  5. medinadoctor

    medinadoctor Newcomer, in training

    truoble

    rfort a disck whith mac os its functionaly for me
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