We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
Contact Forum Editor

Send an email to our Forum Editor:


PLEASE NOTE: Your name is used only to let the Forum Editor know who sent the message. Both your name and email address will not be used for any other purpose.

Tech Helproom


It's free to register, to post a question or to start / join a discussion


 

'My Computer' not showing proper GBs


aidee

Likes # 0

Hi, I received a humungus amount of help in answer to my HDD query. I now ask for help with the following. I have added the 500GB External HDD, and copied a few files, but when I open 'My Computer', under the 'G' drive (my Ext HDD), it states 55.5 GB free of 55.7GB. ???? AD

Like this post
alanrwood

Likes # 0

Hi Iotvic. Sorry missed that, need to get my glasses changed.

Like this post
alanrwood

Likes # 0

Hi Iotvic. Sorry missed that, need to get my glasses changed.

Like this post
alanrwood

Likes # 0

Hi Iotvic. Sorry missed that, need to get my glasses changed.

Like this post
aidee

Likes # 0

Hi again lotvic, You are correct, I meant GB not MB. The box for the 'G' drive was empty as the small space taken up by the files I t/ferred are minuscule on a 500 GB drive. However, and you Computer experts will probably tear your hair out at my stupidity, I went back into Disk Manager and clicked on 'Expand Volume'. I clicked on the 'G' Drive, and after a 'green ribbon' came up, the volume of the Drive corrected itself. Don't ask me what I did, but I was prepared to do a complete re-install, so I said What the hell. Thanks everyone for your help.

Like this post
aidee

Likes # 0

Hi again lotvic, You are correct, I meant GB not MB. The box for the 'G' drive was empty as the small space taken up by the files I t/ferred are minuscule on a 500 GB drive. However, and you Computer experts will probably tear your hair out at my stupidity, I went back into Disk Manager and clicked on 'Expand Volume'. I clicked on the 'G' Drive, and after a 'green ribbon' came up, the volume of the Drive corrected itself. Don't ask me what I did, but I was prepared to do a complete re-install, so I said What the hell. Thanks everyone for your help.

Like this post
alanrwood

Likes # 0

Hi Aidee. You did just what I was asking you to do earlier. Glad it is now sorted.

Like this post
iscanut2

Likes # 0

We all have problems with our glasses and our age. Glad you are sorted.

Like this post

Reply to this topic

This thread has been locked.



IDG UK Sites

Where to buy iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in the UK: Launch day price, deals and contracts

IDG UK Sites

Is Apple losing confidence in itself?

IDG UK Sites

Professional photo and video techniques for perfect colours

IDG UK Sites

How (and where) to buy an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus in the UK. Plus: What to do if you pre-ordered...