To resolve this issue, use one of the following methods:
- Make sure that you are using the latest BIOS revision for your computer. Contact the computer manufacturer to inquire about how to obtain and install the latest BIOS update that is available for the computer.
- If you are using an IBM computer with an AWARD BIOS version 4.5x, visit the following IBM Web site:Microsoft provides third-party contact information to help you find technical support. This contact information may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information.
The issue that is described in this article has been known to occur if your computer uses an AWARD BIOS 4.5x, and you are installing Windows XP to an IBM hard disk that is larger than 33.8 gigabytes (GB). Computers with an AWARD BIOS 4.5x have a capacity limitation of 33.8 GB.
Article ID: 326676 - Last Review: Nov 12, 2013 - Revision: 1