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Windows 7: AFTER REFORMAT MY 320 HDD MEMORY became 98. PLEASE HELP ME!

09 Jan 2012   #1
ianbrylle29

windoows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 
AFTER REFORMAT MY 320 HDD MEMORY became 98. PLEASE HELP ME!

My brother was reformatting our laptop (ASPIRE acer 4736z) and change the windows 7 to ultimate the HDD memory of my laptop became lower. from 320GB to 98GB HDD memory. Guys i really need your help. PLEASE HELP me


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09 Jan 2012   #2
johnebadbak

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

THIS IS NOT MEMORY ONLY HARD DRIVE CAPACITY.
the hdd capacity would not change unless the partition size was altered and then format in ntfs if a reformat was done then the drive capacity would not change unless the operator did some alteration.
details on how this change took place would be appreciated
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09 Jan 2012   #3
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

Right-click on "My Computer", then left-click on "Manage". Go to Disk Management and post a screenshot.
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09 Jan 2012   #4
ianbrylle29

windoows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

thank you for the reply. . . is there any way that can make my HDD memory become 320 GB again??
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09 Jan 2012   #5
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

Yes - cooperate with people trying to help you by posting a screenshot of your Disk Management layout.
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09 Jan 2012   #6
ianbrylle29

windoows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

yes sir . . i will post it right away. sorry i was not online an hour or so because of some business matters. im not totally a good in computers so thats why its a hard for me to talk about the drivers . . thanks a bunch
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10 Jan 2012   #7
ianbrylle29

windoows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 
THIS IS MY DEVICE MANAGER from my ASPIRE 4736z

this is what i have in my laptop's device manager disk management


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10 Jan 2012   #8
ianbrylle29

windoows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnebadbak View Post
THIS IS NOT MEMORY ONLY HARD DRIVE CAPACITY.
the hdd capacity would not change unless the partition size was altered and then format in ntfs if a reformat was done then the drive capacity would not change unless the operator did some alteration.
details on how this change took place would be appreciated
the problem is that my brother forgot how he formatted the laptop. it was last year that he formatted the laptop and because of it i was totally enraged in what he did but to make the problem short i just want to make the memory back to 320GB. i used HDD regenerator this morning but the only thing that it did is to check if there is any problem in the HDD memory but my problem wasn't fixed at all.
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10 Jan 2012   #9
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

See the Unallocated space? There's your missing section of the Hard Drive.

Look at the 97.56GB partition labeled (C: ). If you right-click on it and then left-click on Extend Volume, then choose the maximum amount allowed you'll be back in business.

(Leave the System Reserved alone - it is fine.)

Please ask if you have any questions.
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10 Jan 2012   #10
ianbrylle29

windoows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by profdlp View Post
See the Unallocated space? There's your missing section of the Hard Drive.

Look at the 97.56GB partition labeled (C: ). If you right-click on it and then left-click on Extend Volume, then choose the maximum amount allowed you'll be back in business.

(Leave the System Reserved alone - it is fine.)

Please ask if you have any questions.
Sir thank you very much! i never thought it would be this easy. . .thanks also for the people who helped. .. i'm relieved now. . . this site is the best. . .^_^V
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