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What is the largest drive size XP can handel?

Old 05-15-02, 11:37 AM
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What is the largest drive size XP can handel?

Is there a limit on the drive size that XP can handel? I thought I read somewhere the it was 130GB but I'm not sure.

Also if that is the case does that mean it's the file system size that is the limitation or the physical drive itself.

The reason I ask is I aquired a couple of 161GB drives and the cotroler for them. So if it's a file system size that is limited, if I partition the drive into smaller chuncks can I still use it?

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Old 05-15-02, 11:50 AM
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This is directly from Microsoft's website: "Volumes much larger than 2 terabytes (TB) are possible."

Hope this answers your question.
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Old 05-15-02, 12:03 PM
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We have several servers with partitions over 200GB in Windows 2000. So to answer question, XP will have no problem handling 160GB.
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Old 05-15-02, 12:06 PM
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Great, thanks for the quick answers guys.
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