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Windows 7: Missing 250 gb off hard dive out of a 1000 gb

07 Nov 2009   #1

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Missing 250 gb off hard dive out of a 1000 gb

Hi Y'all,

I'm looking for help for a problem that's been bugging me for two days. I've noticed that ever since I installed an upgrade of Windows 7 from Vista, I've "lost" 250 gb hard drive out of 1 tb hard drive.

Both Disk Managment and Acronis Disk Suite show the proper amount of 915 GB, but for the life of me I can't figure out where the rest of the drive disappeared to.

Any help and suggestions will be greatly appreciated!



Windows Explorer show c:\ with 665 gb hard drive and 426 gb free, with a total of 250 gb missing?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Nov 2009   #2

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)

How about a screen snip of Disk management ?

Do you have more than 1 partition ?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7


I can't seem to get the image file loaded into the thread. Any suggestions?

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My System SpecsSystem Spec

07 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3

A Preferred Method of Uploading/Posting Screen Shots Welcome to seven forums.Try following this tutorial. Fabe
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Nov 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Well, that certainly is odd. Although disk management shows the proper amount at the bottom, the top doesn't show the right amount. I cannot say that I have noticed that personally. I'd have to do some google searching and technet reading to see what might cause that. However, I gotta take my daughter to dance class in a few I cannot search now.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Nov 2009   #6

Windows 7

Thanks Fabe for the info.

PParks1 I look forward to what you come up with.

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