BIOS update, EIDE card, or overlay software? (FAQ Hard disk recognition)
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System: Fic SDII
BIOS Date: 06/28/00
BIOS Type: American Megatrends
BIOS ID: 62-0720-000000-00101111-071595-A751V686
Chipset: AMD 751 rev 37
Superio: VIA 686 rev 21 found at port 7h

I have an 80 GB Maxtor Hard drive. It will only detect up to 64GB.
Can I get a bios patch please?

Current Bios can be found here:
http://www.fic.com.tw/support/motherboa ... model_id=9
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The BIOS patch is only for Award BIOSes. An AMI BIOS of that date should not have this problem, so consider other things as well, such as the limits of the OS or FDISK. Are you trying to use a single partition ?
Does the BIOS report the full capacity of the drive on power-on self test ?
Toby B
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62-0720-000000-00101111-071595-A751V686-1ABAA114-F, ASUS K7M

62-0720-000000-00101111-071595-A751V686-1EVT300-F, FIC SD11

be DARN sure as to what board you actually have before even attempting a bios patch/upgrade.....
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