Why isn't all my hard drive memory showing?

Question

My d drive is showing only 75mb on it while the c has 1.89Gb. When I start up the computer, I get a choice of 98 or XP home edition. Was I supposed to delete 98 when XP was installed? Is this why there is no space on the drive? Help!!

Answer

This question was answered on October 26, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Your hard drive may be formatted incorrectly Click Start/Control Panel/Administrative Tools/Computer Management From the left half of the window select Storage/Disk Management The right half will display all memory for all drivers If there is unused memory (colored grey) then you can extend the size of your drives Right click a drive and select Extend Volume and a wizard will guide you If there is no free space than your hard drive may need to be reformatted Right click your hard drive and select format Use XP so you don't lose your memory.

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Posted by Nathan of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on October 26, 2005