Full hard drive wont be recognized because os is windows xp fat 32 oem disc Tags: Hard Drives Oem Windows XP Last response: September 12, 2009 2:03 PM in Windows XP Share Anonymous September 12, 2009 9:49:00 AM Oem disc auto partions any hdd as 16GB os fat 32/D:\\ drive NTFS raw. The Sony OEM disc(s) are pre sp1. What steps do I take to install and get the full 200 GB to bea recoginized correctly? More about : full hard drive wont recognized windows fat oem disc | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove MrLinux September 12, 2009 2:03:35 PM It's (probably) because you have a system restore disk not a Windows XP install disk. You can either use the disk you have then use something like PartitionMagic (or PartedMagic) to move/expand the partitions; or buy an XP install disk. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows XP>Full hard drive wont be recognized because os is windows xp fat 32 oem disc> Related ressources: ForumCan't seem to run Win XP on C: when partition is FAT32 ? ForumNTFS faster than FAT32 in WinXP OS ? ForumCloning a drive to upgrade a hard disc ForumWindows only recognizes 32 MB of my hard drive Forumxp install ?NTFS no FAT32 Forumnew 80 gig maxtor drive ? It won't format Fat32 ... ForumHP dv6000 notebook won't boot after hard disk upgrade Forumcant get fat 32 to go ntfs ForumPC won't recognize Vista DVD. Both drive and disc are fine?! ForumWindowsXP Isn't Recognizing My Full Hard Drive Forum2 OS on same hard drive ForumWhy wont my laptop recognise my fat32 samsung hard drive ForumWIN XP OEM disc giving me hell ForumFat32 /IDE/USB drive not recognized by WINXP ForumBecause you can do it in either 32 -bit or 64-bit... ForumNTFS vs FAT32 ....HELP! ForumMy PC does not recognize the full size of the HD installed ForumHELP!!! Please with Windows XP Forum[Solved] Does anyone make a hard drive dock that supports both eide and sata? ForumInvalid boot file loading from c:\windows More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !