Where's the space gone?? Tags: Hard Drives External Hard Drive Storage Last response: December 23, 2012 11:47 AM in Storage Share LiquidStool December 22, 2012 4:52:25 PM hi all after a bit of help, i have a an external hdd that is 500gb, it only has two files on it which are both .ico files and yet the drive reports only 365gb free, where the hell has the other 135gb gone? was gonna upload a screen grab but don't seem to have that option....? thanks More about : space noidea_77 a c 86 G Storage December 23, 2012 11:13:56 AM Goto disk management and check the partition. Make sure, there is only one partition that has the full drive and not any unallocated space. ss202sl a c 86 G Storage December 23, 2012 11:25:42 AM A 500GB drive only has about 465 GB of usable formatted space. It looks like(as stated above) that you may have a 365GB partition and 100GB of empty(non-partitioned) space. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer LiquidStool December 23, 2012 11:47:41 AM ah thanks, so how do i know if the drive is partitioned? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhere has the space on my SSD gone? Forum Where has all my hard drive space gone?! Please Help! Forum My original hard disk of 500gb shows only 227gb. Where is the rest of space gone? Forum Where has my SSD space gone? Forum Where has my hard drive space gone? Forum What application to view where all my disk space has gone? Forum all space gone after windows install Forum SolvedUrgent !!! hard disk space is gone ? Forum windows 7 storage space gone over night Forum Disk C drive Space gone in windows 7 Forum SolvedWhere to shave to save space? Forum i was formatting c drive but it doesn't, the other drives where were gone. Forum SolvedOut of storage space and don't know where it all went Forum where are others gone Forum SolvedWhere's all my HDD space going? Forum SolvedMy laptop has 200gb of used space that should be free and wont show where it is used Forum SolvedI have lost my tablet type toolbar (it looks like buttons) where has it gone? Forum SolvedWhere Have the Phenom II x6 Black Editions Gone Forum SolvedWhere is my missing file space? Forum Space gone Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !