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by stivx
Sun Mar 16, 2003 2:21 pm
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: New BIOS but windows 2k does not start
Replies: 18
Views: 3999

Because the harddrive wasn't recognised I set the 32Gb jumper and then it was recognised (as slave). I partitioned it (c: 8 gb and d: 32, i got the full capacity) and installed windows 2000. I thought that now it will be recognised if I change the jumper to master so I tried but no luck. Not long ag...
by stivx
Sat Mar 15, 2003 11:59 pm
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: New BIOS but windows 2k does not start
Replies: 18
Views: 3999

Windows is installed on c: drive and one thing that I did not understand was why do I have to format the harddrive to get the full drive capacity when I do have it. I will change the jumper to master and reinstall windows and see what is going to happen. Sorry I forgot to give more info in my first ...
by stivx
Sat Mar 15, 2003 12:31 am
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: New BIOS but windows 2k does not start
Replies: 18
Views: 3999

Thanks to all for you help. When I have more time I will format the harddrive and start from scratch
by stivx
Fri Mar 14, 2003 10:47 pm
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: New BIOS but windows 2k does not start
Replies: 18
Views: 3999

when you say 'to reformat it to get the full 40 Gb' do you mean to also delete the partitions too?
by stivx
Fri Mar 14, 2003 10:18 pm
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: New BIOS but windows 2k does not start
Replies: 18
Views: 3999

would reinstalling windows do to trick? I really don't have the time to do a clean instal again
by stivx
Fri Mar 14, 2003 9:34 pm
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: New BIOS but windows 2k does not start
Replies: 18
Views: 3999

I am not very good at this but something I forgot to add was that I created 2 partitions on it. c: 8Gb and d: 32.

I have never done any backing up and then restoring so can you please tell me how exactly to do that?
by stivx
Fri Mar 14, 2003 9:11 pm
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: New BIOS but windows 2k does not start
Replies: 18
Views: 3999

yes i did and back then i also had the other version of bios 030699s.bin
by stivx
Wed Mar 12, 2003 3:45 pm
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: New BIOS but windows 2k does not start
Replies: 18
Views: 3999

New BIOS but windows 2k does not start

I just updated the BIOS of my M/B Pcchips M577 to 030699r.bin and now when I set the jumper to master, Win2k does not start. The harddrive (seagate barracuda iv 40gig) is recognised by the bios and then there is a blank screen for some 10 sec and then there is a message saying that I should check th...