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    hello,
    I tried to install matrix 850mb, drive into my 486sx, computer, but a message came up stating that I had a hard drive controller problem, so I went back to my original 540mb, do you know what the sys is trying to tell me. i din't recieve this error when i install my 540, back.

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    Cool

    Your old 486 likely has a BIOS limitation of 540MB for Hard Drives. You can overcome this limitation by downloading drive overlay software from the hard drive manufacturer.

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