Im using new hard disc WD 160G for notebook. everything normal, until one month later, capacity on my hard disc reduce from 149G to 128G. i try detect if unallocated partition exist using Acronis Partition Expert 2003. but its said,my hard drive just have 128G capacity. what should i do to get 22G capacity back??
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Re: loss hard disc capacity
Did you happen to re-install XP before this happened? WinXP prior to SP1 can only "see" HD's up to 127G, so that might cause your problem...make sure SP1 or SP2 is installed, or try Partition Magic and see if that helps.
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WD has a courtesy Drive cloning tool from acronis. It's on their web sit under drivers. Don't worry about the "My Book" thing the file is labeled Acronis True Image WD Edition Software download.
<li>New battery pack must be fully charged before use.</li>
<li>New battery pack needs to be fully charged and discharged (cycled) a few times before it can condition to full capacity.</li>
<li>Rechargeable batteries undergo self-discharging when left unused. Always store a battery pack in a fully charged stage for storage.</li>
<li>Fully drain and fully recharge your battery pack every few month.</li>
<li>Turn down the LCD brightness of your portable device.</li>
<li>Use built-in power management on your portable device.</li>
<li>Turn off LCD or other unnecessary accessories when not in use.</li>
<li>Set screen saver blank to 1 to 2 minutes of your notebook</li>
<li>Add more RAM if you have extra RAM expansion slot, it will reduce the usage of hard drive and it is power exhaustive.</li>
<li>Close unused software in your notebook.</li>
<li>Remove unused PC Cards or USB devices from your notebook.</li>
<li>Don't watch DVD or play graphics intensive video games.</li>
<li>Don't short circuit terminal or store your battery pack with metal parts.</li>
<li>Don't drop or mutilate the battery pack.</li>
<li>Don't expose to moisture or water.</li>
<li>It is normal to get warm when charging or normal use. If it is getting too hot, there may be a problem with the device and qualified personnel should check it.</li></ul></span>
Hi Regin, I used to have a WD drive and one day I started having all sorts of formatting issues. The WD was very sensitive and then a week or so later, it started making clicking noises, and then a day later it died. I returned it and got a new WD but in less than 8 months, I lost all my data again! I never bothered asking WD for a new one, and used it as a door stopper for a year or more! Eventually, I threw it away about a year ago. I recently read that someone whose WD drive crashed threw it in the freezer and left it there for a couple days and then it was fine!!! I am telling you the truth, i read that here on FixYa! In any case, be care, be tender. Dont think that just because you have a back up drive that you are protected! My experience suggests that there is something wrong with a number of WD drives! We should all get our money bacK! I would use another kind of back up system, personally.
I recently installed a dvd writer for my neighbor. they used a top brand dvd-r / rw and never had any problem. but after the new install they had the same problem . after visiting the manufacturer's website we found that that certain brand of dvd were recommended. check the manufacturers site for dvd recommendations.
I HAD NORMAL DESKTOP SPEAKERS
THEN CONNECTED BOSE BUT BOSE DID NOT WORK PROPERLY.THE SOUND WAS NOT CONTINOUS
SO RECONNECTED IT AND CONNECTED NORMAL SPEAKERS TO THE DESKTOP.BUT NOW NOTHING CAN BE HEARD IN NORMAL SPEAKERS ALSO.WHAT TO DO.