This Windows Help File contains information on Seagate
disc drives, host adapters, troubleshooting, glossary,
other OEM phone numbers and much more. A must for technicians
and resellers who support Seagate products.
for Windows XP SP1 and Windows 2000 SP3
Windows XP Service Pack 1 and Windows 2000 Service Pack
3 operating systems, or higher, are required to support
ATA disc drives larger than 137GB. The registry setting
EnableBigLBA needs to be set after the proper level
service pack is installed.
If you use the traditional Microsoft Disk Administrator
or Disk Management tools to prepare your drive or you
need to check the status of the EnableBigLBA registry
setting, you can use the Ontrack Reg48bitLBA
utility to set or confirm if the setting is enabled.
Seagate Ultra ATA/33/66/100 drives can be configured
for Ultra ATA modes up to and including the maximum
the drive is capable of. Use this utility to select
or to verify a compatible Ultra ATA mode for your drive
and system. Expand this download file (self-extracting)
and copy to a DOS bootable floppy.
Improper use of this utility could render your drive
inoperable, please read the UATA100
FAQ before downloading.