Capacity of harddrive is shown incorrectly

Discussion in 'Windows XP General' started by Martin Rådbo, Nov 30, 2007.

  1. We have a problem that WinXP-based computer in some cases thinks that it has
    a harddrive of only 2 GB.

    Windows XP prof, latest service pack, no other problems. HD is 80 GB, ATA,
    and I think the amount of data is around 10 GB.

    This happens for several clients computers in our network. Explorer, right
    click on C:\, properties shows total space on drive is 2 GB and free amount
    of space is 678 MB.
    Another way is to open a harddrive tool, for example "defrag", total
    capacity: 2 GB, free space: 69 GB, free space in procent 3320 %.

    Open disk manager is fine, shows a 80 GB harddrive.

    Any ideas?

    Thanks in advance
    Martin Rådbo
    Teknologia
     
    Martin Rådbo, Nov 30, 2007
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  2. Martin Rådbo wrote:

    > We have a problem that WinXP-based computer in some cases thinks that it has
    > a harddrive of only 2 GB.
    > Windows XP prof, latest service pack, no other problems. HD is 80 GB, ATA,
    > and I think the amount of data is around 10 GB.
    > This happens for several clients computers in our network. Explorer, right
    > click on C:\, properties shows total space on drive is 2 GB and free amount
    > of space is 678 MB.
    > Another way is to open a harddrive tool, for example "defrag", total
    > capacity: 2 GB, free space: 69 GB, free space in procent 3320 %.
    > Open disk manager is fine, shows a 80 GB harddrive.
    > Any ideas?


    Windows XP Does Not Recognize All Available Disk Space -
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/316505

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    Regards
    Arkadiusz 'Black Fox' Artyszuk
     
    Arkadiusz 'Black Fox' Artyszuk, Dec 2, 2007
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