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spiffyville

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Hello all I'm new but I have a great question.My 200gb western digital drive registers in windows as a 2.93gb drive. This recently started today. Before everything worked hunky dorey. Also when I open up the drive in windows it shows a number of folders, but instead of having names they all have long strange character sequences much like this, >insquare(as in the shape)0square. Please HELP ME!
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reboot, drop into BIOS, select your drive and have BIOS redetect the harddrive.

To be more specific, I would need a motherboard model
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I tried your advice and although It shows up in the bios as 200gb. The size is the same in windows 2.9gb as befiore mentioned. I've moved the drive to a few different computers and it gives me the same message on all of them. The folder file names are the strangest thing. I honestly have no clue what the problem is but desperatley need the drive.
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