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When installed in Vista it shows up with only 34 GB

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  • jhay6281 Jul 30, 2009

    This was used with an older OS but has now been put into an already operating Vista system. So, i dont need to install Vista, i just need to get the drive to report its correct size

  • jhay6281 Jul 30, 2009

    This was used with an older OS but has now been put into an already operating Vista system. So, i dont need to install Vista, i just need to get the drive to report its correct size

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Is this a new Hard Drive ?
Was it previously used with some other OS ?

If it was used with some other OS previously than run a debug on the HDD from DOS Prompt by using a DOS Bootable CD / DVD. Than try installing Vista.

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