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Hey guys. I just had a clean install of windows 7 ultimate on my laptop. But now it only hax half ths hdd memory that it had. Any idea??
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How did you come to this conclusion? Is the HDD partitioned? Is there any hidden partition? A pretty good tool to check these things is a freeware Easeus Partition Master - that could help you find the lost space.
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How did you come to this conclusion? Is the HDD partitioned? Is there any hidden partition? A pretty good tool to check these things is a freeware Easeus Partition Master - that could help you find the lost space.
I dont know what happened. J just installed windows and at the screen where it says pick a hdd to install it on. It only had half the memory. I thought that wad fishy. Then when everything was finished j realized thag j onlh hac half the memory of hdd. Well thanks ill try the freeware you've provided.
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Hey how do i use that freeware to retreive the lost hdd space?? Please help
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Have you gone into Disk Management and checked if the entire drive is allocated?

Just type "Disk Management" into your start menu search box.
     
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Have you gone into Disk Management and checked if the entire drive is allocated?

Just type "Disk Management" into your start menu search box.
i just did that. and only 181 gb is shown. my computer is 320 gb tho.. please help
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Take a screenshot for us.

You should also be aware that there's slight differences in how capacity is measured in Windows. A 320GB drive will appear to have 298GB capacity. 181GB isn't right...
     
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Originally Posted by Kramy View Post
Take a screenshot for us.

You should also be aware that there's slight differences in how capacity is measured in Windows. A 320GB drive will appear to have 298GB capacity. 181GB isn't right...
how do i take a screen shot of it? *facepalmingmyself*
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"print screen" then paste into MS Paint. or us windows snipping tool.
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"print screen" then paste into MS Paint. or us windows snipping tool.
ok i got the screen shot. now how do i post it??
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