Hard drive Tags: Hard Drives Windows XP Storage Last response: December 1, 2011 2:51 AM in Storage Share compu795 November 30, 2011 11:46:47 PM Hello, how can i make windows xp pro recognize a 500gig hard drive? it only sees 138+ gig on the hard drive. i am doing an xp pro full install More about : hard drive sminlal a c 415 G Storage December 1, 2011 2:51:46 AM The original version of Windows XP could not access hard drives beyond 137GB. You need to install Service Pack 1 in order to get beyond that limit. If the drive in question is the one you're installing Windows XP onto, then you'll need an installation disk that has Windows XP with Service Pack 1 or later. If you don't have access to such a disk, you can create your own, see: http://lifehacker.com/386526/slipstream-service-pack-3-... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedInternal Hard Drive came in the mail, but no cable came with it. Forum SolvedHard Disk Drive (HDD) problem Forum SolvedWhat is a BULK/OEM Hard Drive? Forum SolvedDell Optiplex 755 MT - Adding 2nd Hard drive - Any system factors limiting size and/or speed Forum SolvedRoommate dropped my external hard drive Forum SolvedWhat is this hard drive problem???? Forum SolvedReinstalling Windows 8 to a new hard drive Forum SolvedCompletely wipe hard drive to install windows? Forum Solved[Battlefield] Can I install battlefield 4 from a disk onto my hard drive? [PC] Forum SolvedAccess to external hard drive Forum SolvedSSD and Hard Drive, but everything goes on SSD, why? Forum SolvedUse a store bought pc internal Hard Drive on a new build? (first build ever) Forum SolvedUnable to transfer files to 250 GB WD Passport. Possible Hard Drive Failure Forum SolvedHard drive cloning dilemma Forum SolvedWhat hard drive do i need? Forum SolvedSomehow my hard drive got formatted , PLEASE HELP. Forum SolvedWhat SATA Cable do I need to buy for this Hard Drive? Forum SolvedHard drive storage not completely working, Forum SolvedMy Pc can't find my "new" internal hard drive Forum SolvedInstalling an old hard drive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !