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But, if you wanted to cripple your future ex's Vista computer, "unbounded" would be a good way to do it. I have heard that many people have ran into problems with SP2….but I have yet to run into a single issue myself (several configurations, hardware setup, upgrade, fresh install) same with For everyone having trouble with Perfect Disk make sure to disable all those system files as well. See how big it is when your disk is "low" and when it is "high." Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - hard drive space disappearing by dariamary / October http://optionrefi.com/hard-drive/2-copies-of-vista-on-hard-drive.php

Reboot the machine After this and running PerfectDisk I was able to shrink Vista's partition to 70 GB.. Rosie_JoJoDec 14, 2015, 4:21 AM nagabathula1984 said: Hello,I have purchased recently Toshiba External Hard disk of 750GB capacity along with the New Toshiba Laptop. I tracked it down to Vista's System Restore but do not know how to stop it from taking up disk space. My primary machine uses Intel ICHR8f AHCI drivers.

John Woods on June 27, 2008 4:15 am if i use the tool will i lose my data on hdd??

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Your suggestions cleared it right up! Thought this might be related (as thinkpad also has some sort of system restore). Changed my password and attributes. before Microsoft comes to their senses Are your dual monitors taking up too much space on your desk?

Unfortunately, after install (v 1.2) and running your program it does seem to be working properly. In this case, to restore the original capacity of the hard drive with the HDD Capacity Restore tool that we include in this article, you may need to remove the hard If you have any idea how to restore the LBA48 mode, please …help me. Hdd Capacity Restore Windows 10 Yükleniyor...

it worked under my Vista ultimate ! I was worried there was something wrong with my new hard drive. September 22, 2008 Ilya and one more comment: When I tried to repeat offline run/shrink cycle for the 3rd time I've got "Access denied" from Logical volume manager.

i get the following message… " found Hiberfile.sys Hiberfile.sys id= 90 Insufficient free space to defragment file 0 " and the problem remains the same….

Any chance on making the app more portable? Hard Drive Not Showing Full Capacity Windows 7 and I just looked on the back of my hitachi 500GB, there is a jumper setting for 32GB clip, so that setting isn't quite dead yet! 01-24-2009, 05:07 AM Couldn't open the file or delete. I got drunk twice out of frustration… … and finally this article seem to be the light at the end of the tunnel.

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ONCE again…thankx a lot! 😀 May 7, 2007 Reply Watching The Net @ 7:21 am genex3m With an 80GB hard drive you can half the 15%, but you probably want to http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/189391-32-500gb-seagate-showing-128gb In other words if your c: partition a 300GB harddrive the shadowstorage can and will be able to "steal" more storage space than from a 60 GB partition Flag Permalink This Restoring Factory Hard Drive Capacity My undying gratitude, Dmitry…If I were going to have kids, I'd name one after you…maybe two.

fluxtatic on December 5, 2007 10:05 am whit this tool can i fixed my 500gb Hard Drive Shows Only 130 Gb Of Space The problem is my S-Ata HD.

Now it is running happily on a 61G partition. 3 defrags with Perfect Disk did the trick. http://optionrefi.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-help.php Bought a brand new Seagate Barracuda 500Gb PATA drive and after playing around with it, the drive became a 137Gb drive. Hard drive C is 300GB. This brought up the status of my current HD and the unformated portion of the HD. External Hard Drive Only Showing 32gb

Any suggestions ? I can see the C:Windows folder is 11GB, any idea where the missing 8GB might be? first i tried all the method till Auslogis disk defrag.. http://optionrefi.com/hard-drive/replacing-hard-drive-want-to-keep-vista-set-up.php I even tried wiping it but it doesn't work.

on 3rd iteration I ran into "access denied" error, but slightly reducing amount of shrinkage got me past the problem Observations -------- It appears that Vista uses some reserved disk space External Hard Drive Not Showing Full Capacity Once again thanks for the heads up! Thanks guys.Keeping your computer clean and running smoothly is much easier than keeping your car in tune.

Thanks, SySaAzm

SySaAzm on March 17, 2008 8:54 am Thanks a lots and lots Dmitry, Your rock man…………….. :) I owe you….

Actually the first release of SP 1 did NOT automatically enable 48-bit LBA, although atapi.sys was updated. The problem I have now is that I cannot add this space to an extra partition I had for data (shown on the right). I've been struggling to keep some spare c: drive space. Hdd Capacity Restore Tool For Windows 7 64-bit Then I downloaded and ran your Capacity restore tool, and it showed the correct HD capacity difference so far so good!

How i repartition and reformat as FAT32? After running your program, whoalah!!! Get the answer Nitro350ZJun 28, 2006, 12:33 AM I think we should assume he ment in the OS PaulC2KJun 28, 2006, 12:36 AM Hi,Thanks for those replies, i did spot a http://optionrefi.com/hard-drive/os-sees-250gb-hd-w-150gb-used-but-can-t-view-data.php Again, thanks so much for this article.

I thought that was a bit much, so I changed it to 38 gigs. All rights reserved. i chose the unallocated space and then went for NEW BASIC VOLUME. I was using the Vista feature to shrink some space on my C drive, and it looked sort of stuck, so i closed the window mid-way!

I use an orgional xp install disk. Do I have the right version? Can someone help me????? Maybe I need to download some drivers and slip them into xp disk… Thansk for your help!

Hard-drive space doing the disappearing and reappeari by mytvroom / October 9, 2009 10:47 AM PDT In reply to: Help! before that it only gave me 21gb, which was not enough for the os. I've recovered over 50G of space. Actually the split from 160/160 to three partitions flew - less than a minute.

If you don't know you don't have to comment. After a power cycle all the partitions came back with the data intact. but to make sure that others too can benifit from it…. About 2 to 3 weeks ago it showed that I had 3.8GB left and the line was way in the red, I did all the usual things like disk clean up,

January 26, 2009 Gino It did not work for me either. STUMBLED :) May 5, 2009 Maros Thanks :) worked great for me May 9, 2009 SoFla2008 All very good suggestions. and just enjoy what I have. It won't harm the data since it does not access the "user data area" at all.