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Windows 7: Partition help

17 Jan 2010   #1
Dj Gudda

Windows 7 x64
Partition help

I have a 640GB HD the partition with W7 is 590.6GB samething when I do a recovery but when I go in Disk Management I only see partition #1 590.6GB . Where is the other 49.4GB n how do I utilize all of it?

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17 Jan 2010   #2

Win7 Ultimate X64

There is no more, when you by a HDD the advertised size given by the manufacturer eg 640GB is not how windows sees it, after formatting you can expect to see less.
Check this link for the mathematical explanation
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17 Jan 2010   #3
Dj Gudda

Windows 7 x64

Wow never knew that Thanks!!!
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17 Jan 2010   #4


Formatting also locks out any bad sectors.

You can run chkdsk or HD surface scan to see if there are any abnormalities.
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