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jonnyshea

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Hey guys,

so I was dual booting with Ubuntu and XP and recently removed Ubuntu.
I had some severe issues removing the Ubuntu partition successfully [which can be seen in my post history], but after some work I believed I had it resolved.

This past weekend I began a new video project on my laptop and low and behold along came a problem -- I was out of space.
I knew this couldn't be true, so I booted up my partition manager and sure enough, I found the thing I had missed:
http://www.postingpi...mages/mess1.JPG

Notice that although the drive says it's 71.77GB, the capacity of my C drive is only 12.97GB

Anyone know how to resolve this, or know of a program that can do so?

Thanks,

Jonny
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Neil Jones

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Delete stuff you don't use, uninstall programs you don't use or buy a bigger hard drive.

Actually, looking at the screenshot again, I don't quite follow how it can claim to be two different sizes. Run Scandisk on the thing, let it reboot and then see what happens.

Edited by Neil Jones, 16 July 2007 - 02:24 PM.

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jonnyshea

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Hi,

You'll notice that this is not an issue with me not having enough space on my harddrive -- I am actually only using 11GB. The capacity is showing 12.97GB but the partition is showing over 70GB as you can see in my screen shot.

I will try the scandisk when I get home -- in the meantime, has anyone else seen this before?

I'd rather not have to format.

Thanks,

Jonny
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Hm, I think you need use 3d party software like Disk Director(or smth else). I use DD and I like it. So, you should increase the partition size using free space - that's all. It isn't free, but you can use free trial ver.
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mako2nv

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may have to do another install of windows xp and partition it again if u cant use windows to partition it anyfuther
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