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Hard Drive Size Problem

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#1 acer24


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Posted 14 March 2008 - 12:24 AM

seagate new drive ,drive sees 40 gb,drive is is 80gb

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Posted 14 March 2008 - 01:00 AM

Can you please provide us with some more information like your OS etc. Are you absolutely sure your Hard Drive is 80Gb and not 40Gb. Who did you buy it off or did it come with your PC?

With some more information, we can help you out :thumbsup:


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Posted 14 March 2008 - 01:06 AM

How does it show up in the bios? Did you set up the drive using the Disc Wizard?
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Posted 14 March 2008 - 10:27 AM

This can also happen if you have "imaged" the OS from another disk. (Say from a 40GB to an 80GB.)

If you don't set the destination to the new size (80GB) it will only image a 40GB drive.


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Posted 14 March 2008 - 03:02 PM

To get accurate size info on a drive, you must use Disk Management, which reflects partitioned, unreadable, and unallocated space.

My Computer only reflects readable partititioned (FAT32 or NTFS) space.


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