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At 250gb its telling me the drive is full on a 500gb drive

I am getting an error screen that says I have reached the capacity on the drive, but its only at the 1/2 way mark at 250 gb!! I dont get it, I go into the hard drive properties and the pie chart says its only using 250gb out of 465gb and i have plenty of room left, I dont know what to do, I re-isntalled the software & everything

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Check to see if the drive is formatted as FAT or FAT32 if it is, this could be the problem. Try reformatting it to NTFS and amke sure that there is no limit set for the default allocation size.

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