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by grimace
Tue Jul 30, 2002 10:39 am
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: 60GB: 03/30/1999-i440bx-19981010C
Replies: 23
Views: 5545

reply

im just using a standard cable with 2 ide slots. I'm planning to format my old hdd and put it as a slave, and use it to store files. If i set it up like that, it should work right? Thanks for answering all those questions btw. ur a genius.
by grimace
Tue Jul 30, 2002 4:33 am
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: 60GB: 03/30/1999-i440bx-19981010C
Replies: 23
Views: 5545

Some good news

hey Rainbow and Nicks, i have some good news. I did the capacity limit thing that nicks told me about that i read about but didn't think it'd work. Well, it works. but it wasn't that simple. I also had to figure out how the maxblast software worked with teh ctrl thing that i had to do. I'm on my har...
by grimace
Mon Jul 29, 2002 8:41 pm
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: 60GB: 03/30/1999-i440bx-19981010C
Replies: 23
Views: 5545

I'll try to jumper limit the thing so it goes to 32gb...do i just use a regular jumper pin to do it?
by grimace
Mon Jul 29, 2002 7:30 pm
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: 60GB: 03/30/1999-i440bx-19981010C
Replies: 23
Views: 5545

hey i tried the no hard drive (none) already and it didn't work: when i try to install my os (win98, im plannign to put xp over it, don't ask why), it says there's no hard drive (not exactly, but the wording is wat it's saying) to put the setup files in. Bascially, since its not being recognized by ...
by grimace
Mon Jul 29, 2002 5:45 pm
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: 60GB: 03/30/1999-i440bx-19981010C
Replies: 23
Views: 5545

ok cool ill try 1023 and 1024, yea exactly maxblast is a thing to replace fdisk and to partition the drive when you first get it. If this doesn't work, what should i do? Update: I tried both 1023 and 1024 and it didn't work. BTW When i do the auto HDD detection, it tries to, but freezes (on the type...
by grimace
Mon Jul 29, 2002 11:06 am
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: 60GB: 03/30/1999-i440bx-19981010C
Replies: 23
Views: 5545

i set the thing at 1025 (which the maxtor said any hd shuld be able to handle heh) cylinders, and the sector at 63 and the head at 16, all of which was specified in the faq incase this ever happend. However, mym bios still failed to recognize it (it wouldnt' go past the ide connecctions to the next ...
by grimace
Mon Jul 29, 2002 10:51 am
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: 60GB: 03/30/1999-i440bx-19981010C
Replies: 23
Views: 5545

obviosuly i'm online at this moment but how would i go about using maxblast understanding the problem i have (NO detection in bios at all, no auto, no nothing).
by grimace
Mon Jul 29, 2002 10:41 am
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: 60GB: 03/30/1999-i440bx-19981010C
Replies: 23
Views: 5545

just another question

is it for sure that the 4.51pg can't handle a hdd as big as mine (60gb)? What am i suppose to do overall? (am i going to need to flash my bios)?
by grimace
Mon Jul 29, 2002 10:10 am
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: 60GB: 03/30/1999-i440bx-19981010C
Replies: 23
Views: 5545

heh im sorta a newbie

sorry im pretty knowledgable with computers (i guess heh) butb i have no idea hwo to find my file for my bios, if you could help with that (lol yea i'm sorry for these stupid questions). Thanks for your reply.
by grimace
Mon Jul 29, 2002 9:48 am
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: 60GB: 03/30/1999-i440bx-19981010C
Replies: 23
Views: 5545

60GB: 03/30/1999-i440bx-19981010C

Chipset: Intel 440BX/ZX rev 3 I got the 60gb today and it wont recognize it: no auto detect, no manual settings, nothing. However, wen i disable all hard drives and use the maxblast 2 software provided, it DOES recognize my maxtor drive and partitions. however, since it doesn't recognize it in the b...