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I have a samsung sp1203N 120gig capacity, running with a new WDC WD5000AAKS-00A7B2 500GB HD ,as the primary drive on windows 7. My problem is that my samsung drive is only reading at a 31.4 GB capacity instead of its 120 GIG capability. How can I re-partition the drive to its true capability?

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On XP, it was Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Computer Management, Disk Management.

Upgrade the 120gb to a Dynamic disk and then extend the partition, or if there's no data on it yet, delete the 32gb and create a 120gb one.

Should not be that different under Win7. Hasn't changed much since NT4.0

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Check jumper settings on drive. Maybe set to 32 Gig clip. also see www.samsungusa.com for drive support and jumper settings.

Posted on Jul 27, 2009

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