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The Toshiba back to its original 60gb :-) THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!! i have a WD 300gb velociraptor after formatting it became 279 - 300 times 0.93 = 279but i also have had a related problem with a maxtor 160gb hhd when i Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top JKay Posts: 78 This post has been reported. Page 1 of 2 1 2 > Thread Tools Display Modes 08-03-2011, 01:04 PM #1 Kool Mode D Join Date: Dec 2007 Reputation: 355 Posts: 4,308 Where check over here

The drive is plugged into the main (sata1) sata nvidia controller. Thanks

Dmitry Postrigan on October 3, 2007 4:26 pm Hi Dimitry I need some help with my disk a Maxtor 250GB SATA2, under Win-XP + P4 it shows 120 GB It just allows you to restore that capacity in case other software or PC distributor reduced it. Next, let’s see how page file takes up our disk space. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1856594/lost-space-hard-disk-reset.html

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Get rid of any un-needed programs, do a Disk Cleanup, and you may be able to get some of that space back. If you are satisfied with the preview effect, you’ll need to purchase a license key. Sorry to say this jorgstyle, but your Western Digital external hard drive seems to be corrupted. you have a new empty drive.

I have a maxtor 160gb. Got it under control now.

Drew on November 24, 2007 4:16 am Excelent Software!!! my 1 TB harddrive which had all my data on was reporting on 33 MB and coming up as RAW in Windows. Missing Hard Drive Space Windows 8 Check disk partitions.

Please help me! :( I decided to make some adjustment in the partition of my HDD using Partition Magic. I've learned now why and how that happened. Thanks

Dmitry Postrigan on February 11, 2008 7:15 pm Fik: According to your description, the hard drive is most likely failing and needs to be replaced… That's all I can http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1732916/missing-hard-disk-space-format.html Reply With Quote 01-04-10,03:45 AM #4 deadlysyn View Profile View Forum Posts Folding Team Content EditorWho Dolk'd my stars Senior Member Join Date Mar 2005 Location Stealing your megahurtz at night

Mike May 13, 2011 at 12:00 am Yes, Apple "adjusted" the calculation [to base 10] with Snow Leopard probably to reduce customer support requests. Hard Drive Not Showing Full Capacity Buy it here with enjoying discounts. Windows Vista does not have any issue with big drives. If steps 1—3 did not help, then we have a very cool tool that analyzes your hard drive's LBA48, HPA and DCO status and recovers factory settings (see below).

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Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top Lighthouse Posts: 13598 This post has been reported. Hope you can help me. External Hard Drive Space Missing Whos Stupid idea it was to do it that was should be killed. Hard Disk Space Showing Less Than Actual Ask !

We can say cluster is the smallest space unit for data storage and management, and cluster size is set when we are formatting a partition. check my blog Glad you got it sorted out. Thanks again JIM Ps. The other half I waste. Hard Drive Capacity Restore

After formatting C drive, my dual partitioned storage drive only shows one half solved Half capacity shown for hard drives Hard drive formatting (lower capacity) Hard drive lost half of total Therefore factory capacity cannot be recovered. Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top 1 2 Next » Topic Closed This topic has been closed to new replies. http://nanextechnologies.com/hard-drive/missing-hard-drive-space.html This time you tell the cloning software to partition the destination drive (your original unit) into one big volume that uses up all the avalable space before making the clone onto

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DetroitGeek on August 11, 2007 5:14 pm I was always led to believe that the reason a drive is set at the capacity you buy (200gig), was because this

Some space is lost in formatting creating the "FAT" (File Access Table) that maps out where every file is stored on your drive.

Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top raphoenix Posts: 14920 This post has been reported. Keep up the good work, buddy. When it launches, I see a window that states "Please Select the Drive". Easeus Partition Master Home Edition Sprache: Deutsch Herkunft der Inhalte: Deutschland Eingeschränkter Modus: Aus Verlauf Hilfe Wird geladen...

Bby the mean time, if anyone has a clue, that would help a lot of people.

David on July 7, 2008 3:36 pm I have two thoughts: 1) What happens jorgstyle and k9, I realize you are not running Windows Server 2003 however one last ditch attempt although I (Strongly Agree) with k9. That seemed to get rid of DDO, yet the BIOS still said the drive was only ~32 GB. http://nanextechnologies.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-space-missing-windows-7.html Bought the same drive today and it said it was 33Mb..

MANY THANKS! Not all IDE/SATA adapters are supported though. Thanks.

Vitor on August 2, 2008 2:03 am I bought a 1TB drive to replace my 320GB one in my PC. Consult with manufacturer's instructions and set jumpers to the proper position. 2.

What’s the reason? But your usable capacity and free space match up. 226-200 = 26GB, with a margin of error. Example: they need to ship 1000000 computers with 40GB hard drives, but they only have 80GB drives in stock. Now, you CAN decrease the wasted space by using smaller coins like pennies or dimes (ie: smaller block size), but file-compatibility becomes a problem as most programs aren't built to tolerate

I've been using it, but am heading into a large editing job, and while I could just go buy a big drive I hate wasting the left over part. After changing the size of hibernate file or page file, you may find several GB of disk space back, and this space can be used to save any other files. wickedtech View Public Profile Search User Find More Posts by wickedtech Find Threads by wickedtech 08-09-2011, 12:09 PM #12 OCJunkie Join Date: Jul 2011 Reputation: 66 Posts: 248 Quote: RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows XP External hard drive just came up 'unformatted' but I

But the drive will not allow me to format it so i cannot install windows XP onto the Samsung drive. System protection is a feature that regularly creates and saves information about your computer's system files and settings. I had a problem loading win xp that is related to the DDO. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.

YahooElite View Public Profile Search User Find More Posts by YahooElite Find Threads by YahooElite 08-08-2011, 07:51 PM #11 wickedtech Join Date: Dec 2009 Reputation: 19 Posts: 95 Win I read in another post that sometimes you need to restart the drive, or PC or switch USB cables so I did all of that (on two different pc's) but it's