I just installed WIndows XP Pro on my GA-MA78GM-S2H mobo. I have a 160 GB PATA drive that Windows is installed on. I also have a 320 GB Seagate SATA drive that's not yet partitioned, but I want to use for file storage (lots of video) and the page file.
1. How come Windows Disk Manager only sees 149 GB drive and can I get it to see the whole drive?
2. How do I install the Gigabyte SCSI driver after Windows is installed (I thought I'd set it up during install, but.....)
Hmmmmm...I guess that's actually 3 questions! Too bad.
Windows is reporting 149 giga binary bytes (1024x1024x1024). The drive is sold by the manufacturer as a 160 giga decimal byte drive (1000x1000x1000), in order to make it seem bigger. 149 GB (binary) = 160 GB (decimal). Windows does see the whole drive.