Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad R40 2722 Notebook ?

I have a 160 Gig Seagate drive but my R40 does not see it as a 160 Gig drive. It keeps blowing up on me. I am dividing it into two partitions, one with my software and a 2nd one with data files. It works fine until I load too many data files and then I get a blue screen of death about not reading files properly. How can I get it to work?


Answers :

Make sure you are using the NTFS file system and not FAT32. If so you can convert the existing file system. Also check the IBM support page for a BIOS upgrade for your model, that may help with the larger drive issues that plague alot of these machines. Just make sure to follow the directions carefully. BIOS upgrades can either got great or destroy the PC totally.
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