# My hard drive recognize only a 9.96 mb where i think the capacity of hard drive is 200 + gb. how should i fix this problem

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Boot from a Linux Live-CD, recover all your files and launch the install program. In it when presented, select to use the entire hard disk - the Linux OS will be installed on it. Later if you want to you can reinstall Windows also on the whole disk.

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