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Hdd How can I restore back my drastically dminished HDD(from 80G to 33G)??????????????????? Please save me! dgf

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The drive may be damaged physically and is setting the remaining portions of the disc as bad sectors. If this is the case you need to replace your hard drive immediately. If the space is unpartitioned you can do this through windows using a program called partition magic. You can also reformat the drive using a windows cd and it can reformat the drive to 80 gigs (assuming the disc does not have bad sectors).

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