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Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. tkistre Senior member Joined: Apr 24, 2001 Messages: 212 Likes Received: 0 I fixing to build a computer for someone with a new motherboard that supports up to 160gb hard drive. You can include disk images on these drives and virtualize them through Daemon Tools. Is so, what is it? check my blog

Proffitt Forum moderator / April 10, 2009 12:44 PM PDT In reply to: laptop which will run with windows 98 and other system Install Microsoft's Virtual PC on that new machine. This disclaimer is brought to you thanks to the BSA. Luckily, the mobo BIOS does not hang/freeze on POST with this HDD, however it does identify its capacity as only being 137GB. Edited December 19, 2010 by rloew 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Joseph_sw    0 0 218 posts August 4, 2008 OS: 98SE Posted December 19, https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/is-there-a-maximum-hard-drive-size-with-windows-98-102695/

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They are putting in a 120gb hard drive. MaxBlast 3 is just what I intend to use, so that's good news. Some motherboards, like the Abit BX/133 RAID, have a UDMA/100 controller that will support 48-bit LBA.

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  2. It won't be 160GB and this will upset such buyers.
  3. A little off topic but I was able to, with an internal ide drive, install a 200gb hardrive with windows 98se.
  4. Back to top #11 Platypus Platypus Moderator 8,792 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Australia Local time:03:38 PM Posted 24 October 2010 - 05:07 PM Thanks for that, I'd read that the SysInternals
  5. That's not an entirely accurate answer.
  6. So no other software patches are necesary to get around the 137MB limit..The PCI SATA controllers do have their own drivers and are not affected by ESDI_506.PDR 137GB limitation in general.

All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New The OS still needs to support FAT32, so you need Win 95 OSR2, Win 98, Win 98SE or Win ME. The amount of data stored there was growing. Windows 98 48-bit Lba Top 5 things that never get done:1.

Sesko { MS MVP_Shell/User }> Conflicts start where information lacks.> http://basconotw.mvps.org/>> Suggested posting do's/don'ts: http://www.dts-l.org/goodpost.htm> How to ask a question: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555375>>>>> "Old Geezer" wrote in message > news:eVJzo7%[email protected]>> I'm about Windows Me Hard Drive Size Limit I'd like to get a drive of several hundred gigabytes but I dont want to buy any bigger than the system will support without a lot of trouble. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/354850/windows-98se-maximum-external-hd-size/ Have not installed and tested yet.

Since I think the primary partition is separate from the extended partition in addressing, it is conceivable to me that each partition might be a max of 137mb in the Win98 Windows Xp Max Hard Drive Size You must have at least 98SE for USB to be recognized and function. Data Backup and Disaster Recovery Software.All Rights Reserved. That's the only likely issue then, >correct?

Windows Me Hard Drive Size Limit

I made a 7.5 C:\ partition, installed Win98SE on it, and the OS managed the rest of the HDD, a 32 Gig D:\ Voodoo box: Celeron 800 MHz, 512 Mb SDRAM, view publisher site A large drive C: is useful for running Windows, its programs and games. Fdisk Windows 98se Top 5 things that never get done:1. Windows 98 Maximum Volume Size Great Hierophant l33t Posts: 2257Joined: 2003-4-27 @ 08:20 Website Top Reply with quote Re: Windows 98SE and Large Hard Drives by retro games 100 » 2008-8-07 @ 16:40 I'm really

I am not sure whether the Win98 can detect those partitions or not.Please advice? http://yellowproductions.net/windows-98/windows-98-cd-drive-problem.php The motherboard is quite recent so there > won't be a BIOS limitation, but is there a limit as to how large a hard drive > (or partition) Win98SE can use?> Hard drive partition How to Partition my hard drive Hard Drive in Win XP Windows XP hard drive question Can't add old hard drive to XP 200 Gig Hard drive... Canada-- Microsoft MVPOn-Line Help Computer Servicehttp://onlinehelp.bc.caIn memory of a dear friend Alex Nichol MVPhttp://aumha.org/alex.htm Related Resources Win98SE Max Hard Drive Size 4 gig file limit Hard drive New hard drive Hard Windows 98 Ram Limit

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Have you read www.48bitlba.com yet? by michi-cdmr / September 19, 2006 2:42 PM PDT In reply to: BIOS Hi everyone,This might be a useless question but I wanted to double confirm something.Recently my office hardisk (40GB) I'm using a 500GB SATA drive connected through PPATA to SATA adapter along with a 1TB drive connected through a PCI SATA SiI 3512 controller.Intel chipsets with Intel Application Accelerator driver news But if the drive is also used on XP systems, they can be used for any drive maintenance.

Then you'll need to limit the drive or just use a PCI IDE card. Windows 98 Large Disk Support To by pass the limitation, you have two options: * Set the cylinder value to 1024 or less and use Ontrack's DiscWizard Starter Edition to provide support for the whole drive. If I recall correctly, Windows ME utilities can be substituted.

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by R. DOS and Win 9x/ME will cope well with either, the problem are the maintenance apps, not the OS. 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites rainyd    It has been running poorly, I ran a diagnostic test and the hard drive is failing which doesn't surprise me. Maximum Hard Drive Size Windows 10 DreamBlaster S1 DreamBlaster X1 Yamaha > Audician 32 Plus Roland > Roland MT-32, CM-32L, CM-64 and CM-500 > Roland MT-32 CM-32L for $50 Roland MT-32 CM-32L and General MIDI for $50

All explained at the download site of FDISK as well as the 48bitlba.com site.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - The size of the drive doesn't matter by TONI This means two very important things. CNET Reviews Best Products Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Networking Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Phones Printers Software Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech Web Hosting Forums News Apple Computers Deals http://yellowproductions.net/windows-98/win98-no-cd-drive.php Post a reply 11 posts • Page 1 of 1 Reply with quote Windows 98SE and Large Hard Drives by Great Hierophant » 2008-8-07 @ 04:31 So you have that huge

I am not up to date in this issue.There are programs the are loaded before the Operating Sustem and fool the bios so thet your system can "see" larger drives.I have To avoid this use or create a hard drive with 64 GB or less.The video shows all the steps in order to create a 128 MB hard drive, partition, format it Needed that PCI slot. GB on that C: drive partition?

The motherboard is quite recent so there won't be a BIOS limitation, but is there a limit as to how large a hard drive (or partition) Win98SE can use? 8 answers Ask a new question Read More Hard Drives Windows 98SE Microsoft Windows Related Resources Hard Drive Size Hard Drive Blues Maximum hard drive size Old Hard Drive Takes Over New Partition FAT32 gets quite inefficient as you get larger and larger. #2 Lord Evermore, Mar 17, 2003 lowtech1 Diamond Member Joined: Mar 9, 2000 Messages: 4,644 Likes Received: 0 Updated fdisk by evargasr38 / May 13, 2005 9:59 AM PDT In reply to: Is there a maximum hard drive size with Windows 98?

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It might be recommended to create two 60GB partitions though. Furthermore, some old motherboards cannot recognize such drives too.