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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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Re: 250GB harddisk only 130GB

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 )

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