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Reply With Quote December 27th, 2002,05:33 AM #6 lostcarpark View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage 5000 Join Date Dec 2002 Location Dublin, Ireland Posts 237 Sorry, I misread the message... I'll let you know (no quick option on 2k format so will take some time). Copyright ©1995 - 2001 DEW Associates Corporation. Edited July 12, 2009 by Dave-H 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Colonel O'Neill    0 0 255 posts July 23, 2008 OS: none specified Country:

I could suggest ED2K or Bittorrent or filesearching.com, but that would be wrong.posted by estey at 12:38 PM on May 20, 2004 Also you don't have to worry about not having I have tried 2 identical drives with the same result. An allocation unit is a cluster) xxxxxxx allocation units available on disk. (This indicates the total number of allocation units or clusters across the entire disk or partition) Volume serial number Currently I have two hard drives in my system, an original 6 gig that came with the system and a 15gig that I installed myself. you could try here

When I came back to see how it was doing it had rebooted and was again starting to load the files but when it got to the size it showed it Sites MetaFilter AskMeFi FanFare Projects Music Jobs IRL MetaTalk Best Of Podcast Links Home FAQ About Archives Tags Popular Random Wiki Search Chat Labs Members Sign Up Log In Search MetaFilter… Win2K's Boot Partition can be on almost any drive.

How do i recover files from an external hard drive when it says it needs formatting Recover deleted files from external hard drive after formatting from windows to mac Trouble pattitioning Then take a power cable off that AT power supply and plug it into the drive that needs power. The ATAPI subsystem now correctly shows approximately 137 GB of hard disk space.That's from http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;305098So the partition magic approach may be way to go.However, I now seem to recall I got You should see a list of drives, including "unpartitioned space" for your new drive.

To that extent, the firewire drive appears in the win2k disk management utility as a logical drive in an extended partition. I do use 2000 sp4. You have is decimal verses digital numbersMost drive sizes are measured by the decimal value 250gb as in 250 billion bytesDigital numbers are based on binary numbersIf we take your 250gb RE: LARGEST HARD DRIVE IN WINDOWS 2000 wolluf (TechnicalUser) 13 Sep 08 06:43 You need a 2k install disk with SP3 or later included (eg, slipstreamed).

Close Reply To This Thread Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature. Join UsClose Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Your privacy will be respected at all times. Will Windows 2k SP4 support drives this big? 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Dave-H    54 54 1,454 posts January 4, 2006 OS: XP Pro

If they are Western Digital then you can download software to check the drives to make sure that they are not marked up incorrectly. http://ask.metafilter.com/7390/How-to-clone-a-hard-drive-in-Win2k DELPART is a DOS based utility that will remove NTFS partitions from hard drives. When I go into the drive storage manager, it see the drive as only 130GB. RE: LARGEST HARD DRIVE IN WINDOWS 2000 moveit (TechnicalUser) (OP) 19 Sep 08 05:30 Hi wollufSpent all yesterday formating and re-formatting hard drive but never managed to load Windows 2000sp4.

Both drives are formatted using FAT32 ... Delpart.exe From NT 3.51, this utility can delete extended NTFS, Lilo, and just about any other type of partition . One solution is service pack 3 or greater.Here is very good information from Seagate:http://www.seagate.com/support/kb/disc/tp/137gb.pdf RE: LARGEST HARD DRIVE IN WINDOWS 2000 moveit (TechnicalUser) (OP) 13 Sep 08 02:51 The motherboard has It formatted the disk and said New Unformatted 343398mb then loaded the filesIt then re-booted and started to load 2000 again and when it got to the disk sizes it showed

then format. Would you like to know? I was able to get the message Unpartitioned space the same size. DELPART can wipe clean a hard drive, then you can use FDISK to create partitions normally.

Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework. i installed 250gb sata drive in the win2000 server but when i go to disk management it shows only 232 gb only. Formatting old hard drive turned external How to get information off an external hard drive without formatting How do I get my computer to recognize my external hard drive with out

If the previous suggestions don't work for you, you could try this.

When I restart and make the new HD first in the boot sequence it says that there is no operating system found. I get an error message stating that the drive is too > > big> > (this happens whether I access the format command from the File menu or > > from> I know that in Win98 i could make this drive bootable in fdisk but Win2k doesent have this option... FAT32.

Grazie!>>>> "neo [mvp outlook]" wrote:>>>> You may be bumping up against the 137 GB Limit. Cancel Red Flag SubmittedThank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action. Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums: Talk To Other Members Notification Of Responses To Questions Favorite Forums One Click Access Keyword Search Of All Posts, And More... Latest: Newbian, Feb 10, 2017 at 7:34 AM Discussion Club Cursing in Public.

The first partition on the second physical hard drive would be "D". I have looked on Microsoft's site and it appears to say 2000 can only go up to 137 gigabyte. Eric Reply With Quote December 27th, 2002,03:13 AM #4 Shinma View Profile View Forum Posts ____________ Join Date Mar 2000 Posts 27,286 Along with what ECross has already stated, Another method If you have the W2K install disks, you could go through the first few steps of its installation, deleting the existing partition and creating a FAT32 one.

I get an error message stating that>>> the drive is too big (this happens whether I access the format>>> command from the File menu or from Computer>>> Management/Storage/Disk Management in the Formatting the drive for Windows 2000 is not much different than for any of the other Windows Operating Systems. If you decide to format for the NTFS file system, you will The Computer Management tool opens. Works great.posted by estey at 12:53 PM on May 20, 2004 « Older Weird Google Search Results | Pitching a screenplay Newer » This thread is closed to new comments.

then use fdisk to partition the hdd like you want. I've found this free app which does it http://www.xxclone.com/. No, create an account now.