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320Gb HDD only shows as 131GB?

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This has got to be a noob issue, but what the heck?
Alright, so I install windows xp pro and it shows my 320Gb WD HDD as 131Gb in the format menu before install, what gives?
    
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Start > Right Click "My Computer" > Manage > Disk Management

Format the unallocated space.
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there is no unalocated space...
    
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Typical pre service pack windows will only recognize 131GB of a large drive, usually if I am not mistaken sp2 should fix it or making another partition.
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Do you have sp2 installed?
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Maybe that is it, instally sp2 now. Sorry guysm been on Vista for too long.
    
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post #7 of 17
You need at least SP1 installed to see more than 130GB.
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post #8 of 17
Maybe XP will fix your SMP problems now.
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Install SP2 and it will all show
    
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post #10 of 17
its sp1 install sp2 man
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