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Harddisk space problem

I have a 240 GB HDD.
My C drive has been allotted 58.2 GB of space. The amount of free space showing is 4.78 GB.
Other than the Windows and other software( around 5-6 GB max) installed on the PC there is no big file in this drive. The Windows folder in this drive is showing size on disk as 29.0 GB whereas when i open the Windows folder and select all files and folders the total size only comes up to 3.48 GB. This in spite of showing all hidden folders and files.
I also cant figure out for what the remaining space is utilized.

Please help.

Also could anyone give me a link to a software that will show me my entire system properties like name of manufacturer of HDD, various components installed, etc.

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  • Dew52515 May 08, 2008

    Same here, except it is for Maxtor 250Gb 6l250R0. Only allocated to 31.5 GB.

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    We have re-installed and updated the driver and Windows 8 will not open the hard-drive to view the files stored on it. It was working a month ago and now doesn't work. In properties, it advises that the component is working properly, but clearly doesn't. Is there a patch or software update that will fix this issue. PLEASE HELP


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You can also format fat ................then partetion perporly
1st you cd setup Os cd then setup BIOS.......
delete all patetion.....& creating new patetion.......
same &equal 60 gb do partetion.......
then setup your Os ......

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