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Loading... Or sign in with one of these services Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign Up This Topic All Content This Topic This Forum Advanced Search Facebook Twitter Google Luckily, the mobo BIOS does not hang/freeze on POST with this HDD, however it does identify its capacity as only being 137GB. In any case the important thing for you to know is that the BIOS in your motherboard is the one that limits the useable size of the hard disk.A little explanation weblink

Ask a new question Read More Hard Drives Windows 98SE Microsoft Windows Related Resources solved how to limit users to copy only files from an external hard drive Does lga 1366 Well, it seems that link no longer works.What a surprise! (sarcasm) Considering almost 9 years have past, chances are that the link would no longer work, which is indeed the case. that was max for XP or something the other. BIOS upgrade AND running a utility. 32 GB Windows 95 No solution. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/is-there-a-maximum-hard-drive-size-with-windows-98-102695/

Windows Me Hard Drive Size Limit

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - 98 and large hard drives by inachu / September 5, 2007 11:07 PM PDT In reply to: Is there a maximum hard drive The OS still needs to support FAT32, so you need Win 95 OSR2, Win 98, Win 98SE or Win ME. Support depends upon the USB Controller in the Enclosure. That's the only likely issue >>then,>>correct?

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  • IIRC we can cap the space using a linux-based util as well, but I don't quite remember the name of the application.

Number two, you cannot install Windows to a 48-bit LBA drive. Refuese their first offer and they may try to offer you a second one at a lower price; ignore that one too. Feeling the need for storage space, you want to install it in that retro-PC of yours. Windows 98 Ram Limit GL1zdA Oldbie Posts: 687Joined: 2008-2-29 @ 10:41Location: Warsaw, PL Top Reply with quote Re: Windows 98SE and Large Hard Drives by Jorpho » 2008-8-07 @ 22:36 Wait a minute.

If you are in the CMOS attempting to set the cylinder value higher than 6322 (for a 3.27 Gbyte+ drive) and your computer hangs, your computer may have a BIOS with Windows 98 Maximum Volume Size The controller can address greater capacity, but the partitions won't be larger than 127.53 GB in FAT32. #5 brinstar117, Feb 13, 2002 GregANDTCH Golden Member Joined: Dec 10, 2000 Messages: The motherboard is quite recent so >there won't be a BIOS limitation, but is there a limit as to how large a >hard drive (or partition) Win98SE can use? >The practical http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/184294-48-win98se-hard-drive-limit Working...

Windows 98 has a max of 64GB and windows 98SE 137GB. Windows 98 Large Disk Support No DOS-based version of Windows (which includes everything from 1.0 to ME) supports 48-bit LBA natively, you must use a driver from the interface manufacturer. You will do fine with a 120 gig hard drive. until the price comes down to $30-40.

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Then you'll need to limit the drive or just use a PCI IDE card.

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Summary of All Limitations Related ArticlesSeagate Desktop HDD 4 TB vs. have a peek at these guys Proffitt Forum moderator / May 8, 2005 9:36 PM PDT In reply to: Is there a maximum hard drive size with Windows 98? Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Windows Legacy OS forum About This ForumCNET's Forum on Windows legacy operating systems, (XP, 2000/NT, ME, & Windows 95/98) is the best source for finding help or getting troubleshooting advice from Fdisk Windows 98se

The motherboard is quite recent so there won't be a BIOS limitation, but is there a limit as to how large a hard drive (or partition) Win98SE can use? 8 answers I don't know whether recent CPUs work under Win98, if they are not on the Win98-compatibility list of the motherboard. 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Using SeaTools I will be creating a 128 GB hard drive and installing Windows 98.Because there are different ways of calculating hard drive size, this limit is also often referred to check over here matmroy 61,801 views 14:57 Windows 98 Maximum RAM (Memory) limit - Duration: 2:46.

To avoid this use or create a hard drive with 64 GB or less.The video shows all the steps in order to create a 128 MB hard drive, partition, format it Ssd Windows 98 Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and FAT32, that is.

Because of these limitations, a 32-bit file allocation table (FAT32) is required to acheive full capacity of your drive, beyond 8.4 Gbytes.

Contact them and they will try to sell you a new BIOS for $80 or so, tell the salesman that you can get a new motherboard for less than the price Proffitt Forum moderator / September 19, 2006 9:30 PM PDT In reply to: Can Pentium III BIOS detect 160GB Hardisks? Sign in 1 Loading... Windows 98 Max Ram Would this allow me to get around the BIOS limitation of only being able to see 137GB for my 300GB HDD - and then get "Boot It NG" to make 3

Actually I'll most likely be using the>>Maxtor software instead of Fdisk anyway. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - The 160GB drive will be all of 127GB in WIndows 98. According to this page on Microsoft's website, the limit for Win98 using FAT32 is 127.53 GB. #2 FPSguy, Feb 11, 2002 AndyHui Administrator Emeritus
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I will check out those links.>>>>I have a Maxtor utility for preparing new hard drives, and if Fdisk won't>>work I think that probably will. Each sector holds 512 bytes and therefore the maximum capacity is137438953472 bytes.This is the maximum Windows 98 supports for a bootable hard drive. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Not a chipset issue. Get a board with alot of PCI slots and you can overcome this easily and have access to higher speed ports (UMDA100/133, SATA).

There are two solutions: create a bootable partition with 2 TB and create a second partition with the rest of your hard drive’s capacity or if you want a single partition So, 32bit mode drivers and BIOS were working correctly. http://www.48bitlba.com documents the issues.The 64MB "LIMIT" is only for those that didn't download a patched up FDISK from Microsoft. I was kind of blur reading it...

Would this allow me to get around the BIOS limitation of only being able to see 137GB for my 300GB HDD - and then get "Boot It NG" to make 3 Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Is there a maximum hard drive size with Windows 98? Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Thanks. Now, just sit back and wait a few weeks for them to call you back with an even lower offer, ignore that too and they will call back again with an

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Needed that PCI slot. Category Science & Technology Licence Standard YouTube Licence Show more Show less Loading... This drive calculates to 128 MB capacity using Base 2 system, and after formatting is reported as a 127 MB drive by Windows. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - BIOS by GBTrevor / May 16, 2005 9:00 PM PDT In reply to: Is there a maximum hard drive size with Windows 98?

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