memory missing from hard drive

  steveainsworth 14 Aug 12
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i have a new samsung laptop running windows 7 64bit.when i first set it up the 1tb hard drive partitioned. that was ok, everything worked fine. a couple of days later i couldn't start windows, no idea why. as it was new and not a lot of files on it yet i reset it to when i first recieved it. now the hard drive shows 2 partitions ,one of 360gb and one of 54mb. how do i get back to 1tb of hard drive?

  northumbria61 14 Aug 12

You can do it two ways - Windows 7 has its own built in Disk Management Partition Tool or you can use a 3rd party Free download (EaseUs) - this link provides instructions for both - enter link description here

  northumbria61 14 Aug 12

Should have added that the 54MB probably contains your factory restore files but that should show up as a partition and is normally protected.

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