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multiple drives?

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#1 sniper8752


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Posted 12 July 2012 - 06:00 PM

why does an old maxtor drive show up as multiple drives?

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#2 groovicus


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Posted 12 July 2012 - 06:42 PM

Perhaps because it has been formatted to have different partitions?

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Posted 12 July 2012 - 09:26 PM

Alternatively, a few older IDE drives could be jumpered to appear as two physical drives. I had an 815MB Seagate that could function as two 410MB drives if a system BIOS could not handle over 512MB.
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