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Sorry if this is a n00b question...


I'm putting together a new system with the components below. Upon installing WinXP, the reported available unpartitioned space appears as 131069 MB although the drive is supposed to be 250 MB.

Is there anything I'm missing here? This is the first time I'm building a rig with a SATA drive, and I never had the same problem with a PATA drive before.

There are no jumpers set on the drive or anything else obvious that I could see.

The BIOS is pretty old (11/14/2005) and I plan on updating it, but first I want to get the system up and running, and I wouldn't expect an old BIOS to essentially halve the HD capacity anyway.


Thanks a lot for the help!

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