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hard disk is givinng problem

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  • Started 1 year ago by abrar
  • Latest reply from Lighthouse
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abrar
abrar
Posts: 53

Dear all,
i have one internal 160gbtoshiba (hitachi: hts545025b9a300) hard drive. i formatted that, after that its showing 99.9MB capacity, used space 2.65MB & free space 97.3MB. i want to use as external drive, so plz hepl me out about it....

Posted 1 year ago
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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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Have you got an OS on it ? Does the computer boot up ?

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abrar
abrar
Posts: 53

just now i checked its there one recycler folder & system volume folder, but both are in hidden format.

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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Open Disk Management, and see if you have any other hidden, or unallocated partitions.

Posted 1 year ago
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abrar
abrar
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yes under the disk management its showing like it. 100MB NTFS healthy (active), 19.90GB unallocated & 212.88GB is free space.

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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It's a 250 GB drive, and those figures are correct for that.

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abrar
abrar
Posts: 53

sory for late rply, so pls guide me about it. what should i do ....?

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Please can you post a screenshot of your Disk Management window. (In Fullscreen)

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