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Hello
I was having a few problems with my computer so I decided to reinstall XP. When I did i had about 2GB left of hardrive. The reinstall Wiped out my documents (which is where about 14GB were located) But my hardrive says there is still only 2GB (182MB because im redownloading my stuff).
Are the files hidden somewhere or is there a hardrive error?
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how did you reinstall xp?
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did you reformat before you reinstalled?

You could also try this....
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I Booted from the cd
also i didnt reformat

Edited by Some random guy, 29 July 2005 - 06:11 PM.

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I think you need a blank slate in order to reinstall Windows. Your files may have collided with the reinstallation. I have no experience with retrieving files like this so I hope someone else has an answer.... :tazz:
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Problem Fixed!
I bought a 200GB harddrive to replace this one (40GB)
thanx for the ideas though
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