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Get the answer AnonymousAug 29, 2005, 8:56 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.general (More info?)Sorry. The second partition on the first physical hard drive would be "E", and the second partition on the second physical hard drive would be "E". Eg, have you an XP install disk you could try starting install from - or could you create new 2k install disk?For 2k to try to install from scratch after already Last edited by ecross; December 26th, 2002 at 10:29 PM.

All rights reserved. I'd like to swap it for a 20 g 7200 rpm which is sitting at the moment in an external firewire enclosure. Ask ! If the standard is copy+compression, why is a simple dump such a hassle? /Maybe a "why" question rather than a "how-to" one ...posted by magullo at 11:41 AM on May 20, http://www.tek-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=1500243

Or the 2k install disk? Will Windows 2k SP4 support drives this big? 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Dave-H    54 54 1,454 posts January 4, 2006 OS: XP Pro I have looked on Microsoft's site and it appears to say 2000 can only go up to 137 gigabyte. When I restart and make the new HD first in the boot sequence it says that there is no operating system found.

It only shows 128 gb but the motherboard shows 320gb and also supports lba. Are you aComputer / IT professional?Join Tek-Tips Forums! Locate and then click the following key in the registry:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Atapi\Parameters 3. Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders What's New?

I have used another copy of 2000 but get the same result and have even tried another computer. As FAT32. "neo [mvp outlook]" wrote:> Are you trying to format the drive as FAT32 or NTFS?> > "Carlo in Umbria" wrote in > message news:[email protected]> > When I do not have bios anti-virus enabled as I load a separate one after the os has completely installed.I did load XP on one of the disks with no problems, in Red Flag This Post Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate.

Sign In   Sign In Remember me Not recommended on shared computers Sign in anonymously Sign In Forgot your password? As an example, if you had two 2 gigabyte hard drives with two 1 gigabyte partitions in each, the MS-DOS drive letter designations would make the first boot partition on the Sorry I cannot remember what actual sizes it said but I think together it came to 305GB.I have asked my computer parts suppliers what they think and they said that 2000 Which points to reason 2 to do it while the HD os in the enclosure: keeping the physical messing around and potential BIOS changes to a minimum (for comfort's sake ony,

August 10, 2008 Too many files? http://ask.metafilter.com/7390/How-to-clone-a-hard-drive-in-Win2k In anticipation and lack of anything to do I am messinging around with it now. It formatted the disk and said New Unformatted 343398mb then loaded the filesIt then re-booted and started to load 2000 again and when it got to the disk sizes it showed I get an error message stating that the drive is too > big> (this happens whether I access the format command from the File menu or > from> Computer Management/Storage/Disk Management

An easy way would be to label the drives as you format them, such as drive1a, drive1b etc. I've found this free app which does it http://www.xxclone.com/. Close Box Join Tek-Tips Today! If wanting to utilise this during setup, then the reg-entry needs to be added to the hive files.

FDISK is unable to remove some types of NTFS partitions. Close Reply To This Thread Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature. Obviously, unless you write all of this down, you'll need an excellent memory to keep track of which letter applies to which partition on which drive. hi peconet, i also face the same problem.

I have windows 2000 SP4 and I still get security updates from Microsoft site and do not have extended support contract. There it is, not all that difficult now is it? Press "Format" and after a few minutes of drive churning, you're done!

You have lost me with your W2K3.

Home Forums Search Forums Recent Posts Your name or email address: Password: Forgot your password? then use fdisk to partition the hdd like you want. Usually you'll want to givce it the whole drive (the default). Can't find your answer ?

Similar Threads - make hard drive Forum Date How do I make a restore partition on a hard drive? I haven't had much luck with Powerquest's products. I had a harddrive that was marked 500gb but when i put it in my case it just showed 200gb. As an example, when you see: FORMAT C: there is a space between the word FORMAT and the C: as in FORMAT_C: The syntax, or the way this command is used

Sign In Sign Up Home Forums Browse Back Browse Forums Rules Donation Activity Back Activity Unread Content Content I Started My Activity Streams All Activity Search Leaderboard Subscription Back Subscription Orders RE: LARGEST HARD DRIVE IN WINDOWS 2000 moveit (TechnicalUser) (OP) 19 Sep 08 05:30 Hi wollufSpent all yesterday formating and re-formatting hard drive but never managed to load Windows 2000sp4. All rights reserved. I could suggest ED2K or Bittorrent or filesearching.com, but that would be wrong.posted by estey at 12:38 PM on May 20, 2004 Also you don't have to worry about not having

DELPART can wipe clean a hard drive, then you can use FDISK to create partitions normally.