Question about Samsung SpinPoint P120 SP2504C 250 GB SATA II Hard Drive

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250GB harddisk only 130GB

I have a "Samsung SpinPoint P120 SP2504C" harddisk. It is 250GB on it.
But a year after I bought it, i formated my harddrives. and then it was only 130GB, in total. please help me. It's a little not fun too have over a 100GB to short.
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  • Strikewinder Jan 17, 2008

    I tried your suggestion, and at partition magic, it was also showed 130GB total :(

    Thanks for trying though. I appreciate it :)

  • Strikewinder Jan 22, 2008

    Ok... I have tryied som recovery programs and stoff... but only trial's so nothing could fix it... but when I check partion magic now... it show all 250GB :D... but I have to buy it. Is there a way to get me 100Gb back without paying?

    Thanks

  • Strikewinder Jan 23, 2008

    I got all my 250gb now :)

    I also figured out that xp has a maximum of 137gb on a partition, but with service pack 2, that problem was taken care of :)

    Thanks very much for all your help cosisf, I really appreciate it :D

    And thanks too fixya for having this page :)

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Try downloading any program that manages disks (partition magic for example ) and see if all the space appearsin that program, if so asign to that space a drive letter and format it .... (with the program that u will use )

Posted on Jan 16, 2008

  • Cisf Jan 17, 2008

    u may also try to go at the BIOS setting, and see if it\s capacity is limited there(some BIOS's allow this kind of settings ) ; and u can also try to use a data recovery software, and make extensive investigation with that software, witch may tell u if there is a damage and where (or if there are marked bad sectors), and even try to fix it ...

  • Cisf Jan 22, 2008

    they are a lot of programs that manages partitions, many free, keep on looking ....

    if u don't find them i'm sure i'll get around paying .... :-$

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