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largest partition size in win 98

I want to replace my slave drive ,(currently 4 gig) with a larger drive. with the cost of storage at an all time low, I want to buy a large drive. What is the drive/partition size restrictions in win 98se?

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Thanks , is there a way to find out the information about the bios support within the framework of the firmware, or must I try to find the manufacturers website for this info?

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Maker's website.

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I've yet to find any reliable method that points out with some test software that a motherboard will support very large drives. I define such as the over 137GB size which you need 48-bit LBA support. Such drives may come bundled with a PCI card to help older machines.

If you are fitting the usual 120GB or smaller drive and the machine is only a few years old, most will just need the latest BIOS.

In closing, you are not availing yourself of a powerful tool. "This forum." People here may know your machine, the drive in question or supply a link or quote about it. Tell more, get more.


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