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#1 andrewe_66

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Posted 08 February 2008 - 05:55 PM

I am building a computer from parts purchased.

Mother Board DFI PM10-EL

Hard Drives of varying sizes

Trying to install Windows XP it will not because it shows that every HD only has 7GB. The Bios is set up correctly. Any Ideas?

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Posted 08 February 2008 - 06:55 PM

Are you getting error messages of some sort? Have you reformatted the disk on which you are trying to install XP? A little more info would be helpful. "It will not" doesn't tell us anything since there is ample room to install Windows XP on 7 gigs, so I do not think that is the reason why it will not install. What specifically is happening.

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Posted 08 February 2008 - 08:06 PM

Are the jumpers on the hard drives set properly?

How many drives are attached...and why? You need to attach one as the boot drive, install XP...and add the others later. Minimize the scope of the problem.

I've not heard of 7GB limitation ever.

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