Satellite 2400-103 - what is the maximum size of HARD drive?

Hi all.
New here.

Nobody knows what the maximum hard disk size is for a Satellite 2400-103? This laptop has a 30GB HARD drive which is complete at the moment and I'm moving to a 160 GB unit.

Used software - DiskCopy - clone Moose 30 GB of cloning to the new 160 GB drive. This creates a partition on the disk that is the same size as the original (about 28GB). If the new hard drive is installed on the laptop at this point, the laptop will be start OK. If I use a partition manager - Partition Magic - to resize the partition to the size of the new disc (about 150 GB) then the laptop does not start.

Would it because there is a limit on the size of the hard disk supported by this laptop?
If so, what is the limit?

Thank you and best regards.

Mike

Hello!

Satellite 2400 is very old notebook, so I think it has a limitation of LBA 28 bits. This means that you can only use up to 128 GB of free space so the maximum capacity of the disc HARD would be 120 GB. So I think that's the reason why the computer laptop can-t start successfully with the 160 GB model.

In your case I bring back the 160 GB model to the computer store and ask one another 120 GB one. It should work normally

Good bye

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