January 26th, 2004, 09:04 PM
2 disks dual boot
well i wanted to know what i should do with my 2 hard disks...
disk 1 - 40GB
disk 2 - 80GB
curently my boot disk is the disk 1 and i was thinking about making my 2nd disk the new boot device, but here is my problem...every time i do a restore or even sometimes install a new OS...my disk 2 becomes only 30GB and not 80GB...i can fix that with my boot disk from WD but i need to erase all the stuff on it...i i wouldnt know what to do...id like my disk 2 to be the boot device...any suggestions?
January 26th, 2004, 11:41 PM
Does it read as 30 gb in the bios? it could be that you need a firmware update for your board. then hopefully you wont need to use the boot disk from wd.
Ben Franklin said it best. \"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.\"
January 27th, 2004, 04:04 AM
it reads it everywhere 34,000kb...and after i run the boot disk...then it recognizes it and its kinda pissing me off...i dun even know what bios i have right now lol...i wanted to find out couple weeks ago but didnt know how...i did check my BIOS and it gave me no info on what version it was etc...
January 27th, 2004, 02:07 PM
Go to your motherboard website and download the lastest BIOS. And before you apply it, READ how because if you do it wrong, your motherboard will be dead forever!
After, go in your bios and load factory default setting. Then, your bios will be able to read the 80 go hard drive! Good Luck.
January 27th, 2004, 03:08 PM