Just fitted a new hard drive on this Pavillion ze5700ea laptop
It's a 40Gb drive to replace the old 30Gb one.
First off, I just put the drive in and put the XP installation disc in
but it thought the HD was about 7Gb and wouldn't install anything on
I went to the BIOS. The HD is set to Auto. This is a summary of the
BIOS setting -
Total sectors 94918400
Max capacity 48598MB
I changed to "User" to see what else was there -
Max capacity 7398MB
then it listed the same LBA information.
Why is the XP installation seeing the CHS format? Why is this set to
It's a seagate st9402112a hard drive.
Re: Just fitted a new hard drive on this Pavillion ze5700ea laptop
Forget that - I put the old HD in to check it's settings. Put the new
one back and it works fine now! Maybe I didn't push it right in or
something - though it passed the BIOS HD test utliity. Anyway.