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After the installation of Windows 2003 Server Enteprise Edition, the full capacity of my hard disks is not visible. What do I do to see the total capacity of my disks

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Hi,
this happens when you forget to allocate all the space to partition on your drive, now what you can do is
start > run > type in without quotes "compmgmt.msc" > ok > Disk management > see on the right hand side if all the space is allocated to the partitions
if there is free space available you can right click on the free space and create a new partition.

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