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How come my hard drive isnt full size

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  • Hard Drives
  • Computers
  • External Hard Drive
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Last response: in Storage
March 9, 2013 12:45:43 PM

I was recently trying to install chromium os on my external hard drive and when i booted my computer of my external hard drive to run chromium (and honestly i had no idea what i was doing) and there was a crash screen. When i turned on my computer i ran windows and i checked my external hard drive and it was two different disks a .99 GB disk and a 15.8 MB disk - My hard drive is supposed to be a 500 GB. Thanks

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a c 82 G Storage
March 9, 2013 9:34:49 PM

Go into Disk Management and delete the two partitions that were created by right-clicking each one in turn and choosing "Delete Volume".

Then right-click again and choose "Create new simple volume".
Right-click the new volume and choose "Format".

Control Panel > Admin Tools > Computer Management > Disk Management
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