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I recently got hold of a new 160gb and had a series of problems....
Firstly I booted off floppy with the new drive as master. Both the old drive
and new were recognised correctly in BIOS and boot up, but when I try and
run fdisk it said no fixed disks present. I reset the BIOS and this time
when it booted and went into fdisk no problem. But when it tries to verify
the new 160gbdrive it hangs at 0%. If I replace the 160gb drive with the old
8gb that I am replacing and then run fdisk, it verify's no problems. So I
assumed a problem with the hard drive, but PowerMax from Maxtor reports no
The mobo is A7N8X-X with original BIOS
512 gen RAM.
160gb Maxtor 7200 ATA133
I'm really stuck now.
Could there be an issue with large capacity hd's and this BIOS you think?