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Aug 26, 2013 #12 captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 12,086 +2,105 bazz2004 said: ↑ Captaincranky how could you be so rude as to suggest that the poster may be unable to Technically: older hard disk controllers/adapters/enclosures address the hard disk capacity and sectors in 32 bits only. I intended on grabbing that old P2 this weekend, but that didn't happen. If I'm correct, slipstreaming service packs may be (at least ATM), outside his scope of expertise. http://winnthosting.com/hard-drive/lacie-hard-drive-not-showing-up-on-mac.html
I_am_CanadianEh? Subscribed! And yes, i do feel that Microsoft should drop binary bytes, that would save so many queries from users on forums. Try running this to see if it tells you how much space VSS has. http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/291964-windows-reporting-incorrect-total-disk-size.html
Hard Drive Showing Wrong Size
Topic Starter Members 489 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:02:49 AM Posted 04 August 2010 - 09:14 AM Running Chkdsk /r did not fix the problem. This applications performs full scheduled backups of your system to your hard drive, which you can access on boot by pressing the "ThinkVantage" quick-key on your keyboard. share|improve this answer edited Nov 20 '10 at 16:30 answered Nov 20 '10 at 14:54 Wacek 32816 What do you mean I "didn't clean up" the partition enough? Hard Drive Free Space Incorrect Windows 7 Hit Win+R, type chkdsk and press Enter. –gulbrandr Nov 19 '10 at 14:09 No luck from chkdsk.
However, if you had choosen to make a 120GB partition and leave the remainder unallocated with XP (no SP) then upgrade to SP1, you will see the remainder of the real Hard Drive Not Showing Full Capacity It's rarely clear at the outset how experienced a poster is. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. what can I do ?thanks in advance ! 7 answers Last reply Jun 7, 2009 More about incorrect disk space GhislainGJun 3, 2009, 4:16 PM Did you include hidden files and
As I mentioned before, everything I've used to examine the disk so far shows that the disk is the same size as the old Windows XP drive (~98 gigs), but it's Disk Management Shows Different Drive Capacity From Windows Explorer P. BTW, I was looking for the IDE socket on my Intel 77 board and, low and behold, it''s not there! Louis Using The REPORT Button BC Forum Rules Malware Removal Logs Forum Am I Infected Forum Before You Post About A Problem Back to top #3 I_am_CanadianEh?
Hard Drive Not Showing Full Capacity
Jun 29, 2007 My Usb Hdd Does Not Show Capacity Properly Help! https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/incorrect-free-space-reporting-on-c-drive-569738/ Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Hard Drive Showing Wrong Size Whatever is stored in this partition shouldn't affect the available disk space on the Windows partition, right? –Jørn Schou-Rode Nov 20 '10 at 11:58 I don't think so. Hard Drive Showing Wrong Free Space I did wonder, myself, how holding a few gigs short of the 'barrier' was going to allow the larger capacity to still be utilized after SP1.
Proffitt Forum moderator / August 8, 2012 5:35 AM PDT In reply to: My problem is the other way around I and others write about using TREESIZE to go find it. http://winnthosting.com/hard-drive/what-is-formatting-a-hard-drive.html A bit abrupt, don't you think? (true nonetheless). If you format the drive with XP (NO SP), then update to SP2 or SP3, what happens? However, if you had choosen to make a 120GB partition and leave the remainder unallocated with XP (no SP) then upgrade to SP1, you will see the remainder of the real External Hard Drive Showing Wrong Capacity
- Kuhne April 14, 2015 at 14:14 Great fix, didn't now about the "filesystem" syntax.
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- My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number custom built OS Win 7 Pro 64-bit 7601 CPU AMD Phenom 9650 QuadCore, revision DR-B3 Motherboard ASUS M4A78 Memory 5 GB yes
- Other possible situations when "Capacity is not correct" message displayed In some cases, hard disk controllers and their drivers may also not handle high capacity hard disks properly: due to addressing
- I ended up usingHDAT2to restore the capacity of the hard drive.
- Would like you to throw some light.
- I dragged the handle from the Primary partition across the unallocated space to make a single partition to cover the entire 40GB on my HDD.I then rebooted into Windows and checked
I am aware that these disk (at least the earlier ones) have a limited life-time. It reported the volume was clean and no errors found. Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT 512 Mb, unknown manufacturer. Source If this was only going to make a 127GB partition, it would have told you so.
This is exactly what I needed! Hard Drive Capacity Restore Could the symptoms described be caused by wear and tear on the SSD? –Jørn Schou-Rode Nov 20 '10 at 12:03 I believe that check disk is useless on solid Any help would be much appreciated!
So then later if you upgrade to SP1, you are hosed, no new space is there because the entire platter(s) were used to create 127. This forum has some of the best people in the world available to help. Aug 23, 2013 #6 Cobalt006 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,777 +242 You will need to go to the manufacters web site.If this is a retail computer. C Drive Showing Wrong Disk Space Lafufy September 4, 2015 at 14:26 Thanks!
codediJun 7, 2009, 3:18 PM they are invisible even with all hidden files visible. Aug 26, 2013 #15 SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,721 +404 I suspect the problem is that the partition was created with XP prior to SP1. Thanks! have a peek here Proffitt Forum moderator / August 8, 2012 4:41 AM PDT In reply to: I think you got it wrong....
This is still a "chicken & the egg" paradigm, but a solved one. Is there a word for happiness made possible by a tragic situation? If you can't get into the BIOS, the machine is definitely hosed. Was running Win Xp from a IDE drive.
Edit... In Explorer properties,... Disclaimer The information in this weblog is provided “AS IS” with no warranties, and confers no rights. According to the properties window, 52.7 out of 55.2 GB is in use: By deleting temp files from Internet Explorer, System Restore, Recycle bin, Windows Update, System Cleanup, I managed to
Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Is there another way without using Chkdsk to repair these file errors? Fastest way to check whether a value exists more often than X in a python list My users keep naming things with special characters to thwart alphabetization A multiplication algorithm by GhislainGJun 7, 2009, 2:51 PM Those were hidden, weren't they?
System reserved partition (Hidden) around 350Mb where Boot info is stored (Plus Bitlocker for Pro)2. Oct 15, 2005 HDD not showing me full capacity Jul 17, 2007 Add New Comment You need to be a member to leave a comment. Had trouble finding a solution, but this worked. Get the answer Best answer dodger46May 15, 2014, 3:55 AM I think with 8 pre-installed you should have had 1.
Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. I've seen 48bit LBA (if I remember correctly) as an option in the BIOS. Software for hard disk monitoring and data protection