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Hard disk space not found

My harddisk is of 160GB capacity but it is showing only 130GB.But it initially showed 160 GB space.I am having sp3 as OS.what should I do now.Is there any utility that my HP Laptop utilizes the entire space(160GB).

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The 19 missing gigabytes is probably being used by the operating system.
System restore will eat a lot of space after a while.
Also 160GB, all register as 149GB.

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