Windows 7 500gb hard drive only showing 232gb Tags: Windows 7 Hard Drives SSD Last response: March 8, 2013 3:30 PM in Windows 7 Share flyoverfred March 8, 2013 2:59:47 PM Hello, I have to spare empty hard drives (windows is on an ssd), both are 500gb but as of today windows has decided they are both 232gb. Any ideas what has happened and how can I get back the rest of my space ? cheers Aidy More about : windows 500gb hard drive showing 232gb mjmacka March 8, 2013 3:16:25 PM Click Start (windows logo), right click on "Computer" and go to "Manage." Once there, click on "Storage" and then "Disk Management." Look at the disk(s) and check what the space is being used for. You might need to delete all of the partitions off of the disks and create a new partition. Good Luck flyoverfred March 8, 2013 3:30:12 PM both disks are blank, were showing nearly 500gb the other day and all of a sudden are showing 232gb ! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : Forum500gb hard drive only shows as 466gb in windows xp profesional sp3 Forum500gb hard drive showing only as 127gb.. under xp help ForumWhy your 500GB hard drive only shows 465 GB of space when you look und ForumWhy your 500GB hard drive only shows 465 GB of space when you look under MY COMP ForumActually i have 500Gb HD but when iam installing windows7 it showing empty drives so plz can you help me what should i do ForumWhy my buffalo ministation 3.0 500GB hard drive only shows 512MB of space ? ForumWhy your 500GB hard drive only shows 465 GB of space when you look under MY COMP ForumNeed to undo a New Simple Volume on Windows 7 on a Western Digital 500GB external hard drive formatted for OS X. ForumSolvedHard Drive Not showing Up In Windows 7 (Any More) ForumFree download driver for seagate external hard drive 500gb for windows 7 ForumWindows 7 64bit reports that my 500GB hard drive is a 1TB hard drive ForumSolvedA hard drive partition not showing up on windows 7 ForumBrought a 500gb external hard drive, which I accidentally reformatted it to Recovery Disk, it now says I have only 34gb of spa ForumSolvedI just re-installed Windows 7 and my BF3 Recording videos on my Second Hard drive dont have Audio and only Video ForumCan only boot Windows 7 from live CD's "boot from hard drive" option ForumSolvedWindow 7 installtion not showing Hard drive partition ForumCan only boot into my Windows 7 boot drive by booting from one of my mass storage hard drives. ForumHard Drive Not Showing Up In BIOS or Windows 7 Installation :(? Forumwhy would my external hard drive show 31 gb of free space when it is a 500gb ForumMy original hard disk of 500gb shows only 227gb. Where is the rest of space gone? More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !