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PC does not see full size of hard disk drive

I have a new 250g Hard disk drive coz my old one went faulty, however when i reload windows Xp it says I only have 131G why is thi?

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  • Ashforim Apr 17, 2008

    I don't think I have in this case as I'm running the PC from the CD to start on a fresh hard drive, its the windows xp as it loads to the machine that reports 131gb.



    I have also tried during this start from fresh process to partition the hard drive, however I do it windows reports 131 gb.



    Any other thoughts

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You could have partitioned your hd by accident giving you only 131gb, or and this one is just a crazy guess windows could have taken up that much space, although dont quote me on it!

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