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'My Computer' not showing proper GBs


aidee

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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

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alanrwood

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

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alanrwood

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

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alanrwood

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

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aidee

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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.

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aidee

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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.

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alanrwood

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

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iscanut2

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

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