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Computer says my 500g HD is only 170g.

My computer won't recognize that my HD is 500g. I've tried the disk fix and it won't work. Where do I go to reset my computer to recognize the larger capacity?

Any help is greatly appreciated!

Thanks in advance!

Craig Wilkerson

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  • Anonymous Nov 21, 2008

    its a pain

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Hi mate, i fixed it this way

right click on my computer > manage > disk management > (box bottom right you should see the rest of the drive space unalocated) click the unalocated drive box > create partition > the rest is history.

hope this helps mate.

Posted on Nov 22, 2008

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