External HDD showing wrong size Tags: Hard Drives External Drive External Hard Drive Storage Last response: November 2, 2010 8:53 PM in Storage Share Anonymous a b G Storage November 2, 2010 4:59:40 AM Hello, My external drive shows 34G used, when i see the disk property, but when i go into the drive, select all files and foledrs and their properties showing only 12G. Will there be any old data available on this drive ? if so, how can i recover ? More about : external hdd showing wrong size sturm a b G Storage November 2, 2010 5:57:19 PM You may not be seeing all the hidden files. Also have you emptied the recycling bin. m 0 l existencenow November 2, 2010 8:53:30 PM Hidden files if u have it used to software thats installed etc. Secondly, have u mistakenly set it as any sort of Pagefile or similar feature? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Windows shows wrong hard disk (hdd) size. Every HDD is lim.. Forum SolvedHD showing wrong size in Win 7 Forum Solved2nd Internal HDD not showing the correct size Forum SolvedMsi H67MS-E23 (B3) Not showing anything on screen (witout external GPU) (no HDD) Forum SolvedHDD showing half size Forum 2nd Internal HDD not showing correct size (showing 2TB, should be 4TB) Forum Wrong HDD-size when setting-up RAID10 Forum SolvedExternal HDD not showing in My Computer, Device Manager and disk Management Forum SolvedExternal HDD not showing in my computer Forum SolvedToshiba External HDD not showing up in My Computer, yet shows up as blank volume in Disk Management (Windows 8) Forum SolvedExternal HDD to internal not showing in my computer Forum Solvedexternal HDD not showing up Forum SolvedHdd format wrong size Forum 2TB and 4TB WD HDD wrong used and free space numbers. Folder size doubled. Forum SolvedExternal HDD spinning up but not showing on computer. Forum SolvedExternal HDD showing in hardware devices but not in "my computer" Forum HDD wrong size Forum SolvedExternal HDD Not Showing Up Forum HD showing wrong size in windows 7 Forum SolvedWD Elements external hdd is recognized but doesn't show up in My Computer Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !