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Windows 7: Wrong size

03 Sep 2010   #1
Kenneth 3

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
Wrong size

I have an external Western Digital 160 GB HDD but Windows explorer tells me it is only 508 MB. How do I access the rest?

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03 Sep 2010   #2


well maybe its ful ? do you have anything on it ?

if there is nothing on it. try to reformat it. but dont chose the fast option.
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03 Sep 2010   #3
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Check with Space Sniffer ( SpaceSniffer, find lost disk space the easy way. ) to see what's on the disk.
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03 Sep 2010   #4
Kenneth 3

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit

Thanks lorddenis. The disk was completely empty but reformatting has solved the problem although it failed the first time I tried it. All's well that ends well! Thanks again.
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