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Can I alter the LBA on the HDD without corruping data
Jan 1, 2010, 12:46 AM
I have an older LG laptop with what I have discovered is a 250Gb hard drive although it shows 137Gb I have upgraded the Bios because I thought that was the problem.
It seems however the supplier originally altered the LBA so the drive is set to 137Gb. LBA = 268,435,455
My Question - Can I alter the LBA to the correct factory value so it reflects 250Gb without corrupting current data ?
Or should I backup all data and then alter the LBA and then format ?
thanks in advance.
Jan 1, 2010
alter corruping data
Jan 1, 2010, 2:32 PM
What OS and service pack are you running? Versions of Windows prior to XP SP1 don't support disks beyond 137GB.
Jan 1, 2010, 8:29 PM
Thanks for they reply. Right I discovered that also in my browsings. Currently XP SP3
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