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Compaq Presario 5304 hard drive

By james.dold ·
How can I get an old Compaq Presario 5304 to recognize a 49GB hard drive?

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by sgt_shultz In reply to Compaq Presario 5304 hard ...

does it have pci slots? get a Promise controller that will work with your drive...

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by oliver_ricken In reply to Compaq Presario 5304 hard ...

PROBLEM IS UR BIOS IS TO OLD U CAN TRIE TO UPDATE BIOS BY FLASHING IT OR GET A EXPANSION CARD WITH HADRIVE CONNECTORS

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by ozi Eagle In reply to Compaq Presario 5304 hard ...

Hi,

Check your HDD manufacturer's website for their HDD utilities and see if they have a disk overlay utility that fools the OS into seeing the correct size of the HDD (bypasses the BIOS handover.)

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