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Back to top #4 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 51,798 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:11:33 PM Posted 04 August 2010 - 07:53 AM You state that you deleted a I borrowed the disc from a friend and I didn't realize it was in need of an update. You will have to check system properties/system protection/configure to confirm space used, system properties is reached through advanced system settings in the properties page for "My Computer/Computer". He's as at home using the Linux terminal as he is digging into the Windows registry.

I start windirstat (admin) and on start it says 32.9 free out of 118 (ssd drive) 72% used but when expanded it only accounts for 46.6 GB being used. (which tallies Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. BleepingComputer is being sued by Enigma Software because of a negative post of SpyHunter. Is there another way without using Chkdsk to repair these file errors? http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/298627-32-hard-drive-shows-wrong-size

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Matt Holt November 25, 2016 at 23:31 This got me close, but in my case a default quota on the disk caused Diskpart to fail. IMHO, that's a pretty shady tactic and I applaud Windows for not yielding and letting them be the victors on what KB, MB, GB, TB, etc. However, manufacturers of RAM don't sell it in even groups of 1000 – they use groups of 1024.

My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop OS Windows 7 64 bit KrisPWales View Public Profile Find More Posts by KrisPWales . 31 May 2013 #2 bobafetthotmail Win 7 Pro 64-bit I got hidden folders shown. You can verify if it is by checking the included disk cleanup application in windows, if it is system restore files you should adjust the amount that they are allowed to Cloned Hard Drive Shows Wrong Size Several functions may not work.

BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! Hard Drive Showing Wrong Size Actually i still have wondered but this information was required during RAID configuration and i came to know. It showed what Windows didn't; a single partition about 37.5 GB in size.Right clicked on the partition and selected to Check the partition for errors, and then clicked APPLY. http://www.howtogeek.com/123268/windows-hard-drive-wrong-capacity/ Yay!

hasn't caught up yet. C Drive Showing Wrong Disk Space an HDD), I've recently looked at a disk in Ubuntu that displayed its size in MiB, and the fact that RAM isn't the same technology is irrelevant to the discussion. August 30, 2012 bedlamb @AndyR Another possibility is that you've turned off the nearly useless ‘system restore' feature in windows. I would have liked that to be made some sort of standard the storage manufacturers would have to conform to, but with the IEC's decision, it looks like that may never

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I ended up using HDAT2 to restore the capacity of the hard drive. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-files/windows-7-reports-hard-drive-size-incorrectlybut/8b6ee587-fb15-434b-9b9b-3c4429c7e6c8 Thanks !!! Hard Drive Showing Wrong Free Space Thanks!@ hamluis thanks for the info...would having multiple partitions protect from a threat such as a virus if it were to infect one of them? Hard Drive Not Showing Full Capacity I hope and pray you will definitely continue to send such valuable know-how and make them public for the betterment of people like us.

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 It is solely my opinion. I consider that as cleaner way to install XP.See how to slipstream SP3 on XP CD : http://lifehacker.com/386526/slipstream-se...installation-cd ZoneAlarm Free Antivirus+ Firewall | Bitdefender Safebox | avast! Dennis September 2, 2015 at 15:46 Easy solution. Hard Drive Free Space Incorrect Windows 7

It is still moving though, very slowly. Why is there so much talk about this picture of crowd size at the inauguration? KrisPWales View Public Profile Find More Posts by KrisPWales 01 Jun 2013 #4 bobafetthotmail Win 7 Pro 64-bit 7601 1,723 posts Italy Ok, you did a good thing. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build.

To work back from the 500,000,000,000 bytes above: 500,000,000,000 / (1024*1024*1024) = 465.66 GB Keep in mind that the hard drive manufacturers are using the accurate description of the terms-the prefix giga, External Hard Drive Showing Wrong Capacity All without any problems. The information in this article is provided “AS IS” with no warranties, and confers no rights.

In that case, answer is yes.

Can anyone help? It didn't even mention that it had errors. capacity shown is 465gb. Hard Drive Capacity Restore Everything was fine except that my computer only had one 50 GB C drive partition.

September 1, 2012 keshav37a excellent article September 2, 2012 kickass @Leisa, the fact of the matter is that he has recieved over a trillion bytes which in logic means that he If you could load a HDD to capacity with all the bits it could possibly store and then counted ALL those "bits" in base 10 units as in 1, 2, 3, December 8, 2015 at 15:52 That helped! Go to the Explorer and the correct disk size is shown.

September 4, 2012 spike @SamCal: It depends on where you get your bulbs from. Do I have to empty it first or is there another way? Was a bit nervious when i got that trouble, but after your advices in this article all is fixed! Just imagine me comparing SSD technology to HDD just to calm myself.

Full details are here: https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/1265743-windows-explorer-shows-wrong-disk-size?page=2#entry-6413580 Leave a Reply Cancel reply Comments *Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop OS Windows 7 64 bit KrisPWales View Public Profile Find More Posts by KrisPWales 05 Jun 2013 #6 KrisPWales Windows 7 64 bit 4 Hard disk shows wrong data about free space Can't find your answer ? Now that HDDs are a commodity it can be confusing for the general public without technical background.

Any suggestions for making it better? My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop OS Windows 7 64 bit .