chances are unless this is a laptop computer you are speaking of ?
what Operating system are you running
Example Win 98 has a 32gig capacity limit unless you partition the drive with a Min ME boot disk (which is an option) that will extend you to 64gig
Win XP can go as high as your bios will allow providing you have Service Pack one or higher
please give us the following info:
A) approx what year was the computer bought or made
B) Desktop or laptop
C) what OS are you running
another possibility is to install a PCI slot IDE controller card (about $35.00 for a high grade Promise brand) these cards have their own bios and would allow unrestricted size in the Windows 2000 OS or newer ????
but you should be able to use any ATA / IDE drive 7200 rpm ATA 100 8meg cache / 16mb cache is better
as long as you are not running win 98 ?????
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