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after installation of winows 8 my hard disk is reduced to half

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    windows 8 pro

    after installation of winows 8 my hard disk is reduced to half


    i installed windows 8 on my 500 gb sata and now i cannot access xp and my hard disk size has now lessened and i cannot find my data anywhere!

    plzz help me!!

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    Hi piyushp761, welcome to the forums, you should have backed up your important files before the installation, can you open Windows.old folder and see whether your data saved in there. Windows.old will be in your C:/ drive.
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    Posts : 8
    windows 8 pro


    i did this once before on my c drive and no data was lostbut now i did the same process but i lost my data
    also now my diskhas been acting weird
    Last edited by piyushp761; 06 Nov 2012 at 05:50. Reason: i did not added 1 info
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after installation of winows 8 my hard disk is reduced to half
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