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HDD only showing 1.5 GB available instead of my 32 GB

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    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1

    HDD only showing 1.5 GB available instead of my 32 GB


    I bought my PC about 5 months ago and since then I've noticed my HDD has only 1.5 GB assigned to it. Many things show I actually have 32 GB.

    I have just been installing my programs to my D: drive instead of my main drive.
    (My D: drive has 8 GB)


    C: drive showing only 1.5 GB:
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    Computer properties showing I have 32 GB:
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      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    your c drive is showing 149 gig of storage ,with 75.6 free to add things to . the 32.0GB showing is your Ram,(random access memory )that is wiped clean every time you shut down the computer .2 different types of memory ,one is for storage one for random access like opening programs .pictures ,music ect ect not storage
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    Quote Originally Posted by heno12 View Post
    I bought my PC about 5 months ago and since then I've noticed my HDD has only 1.5 GB assigned to it. Many things show I actually have 32 GB.

    I have just been installing my programs to my D: drive instead of my main drive.
    (My D: drive has 8 GB)


    C: drive showing only 1.5 GB
    Click image for larger version

    Computer properties showing I have 32 GB:
    Click image for larger version
    Where does it show 1,5 GB on HDD, C: partition ? It shows 149GB (probably a 160GB HDD) with 75.6 GB empty and rest taken by windows, installed programs and personal files.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

HDD only showing 1.5 GB available instead of my 32 GB
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