External H/D difference in capacity.

  Sparkly 16:08 21 Apr 2009

Hi i have a Maxtor 750gig external hard drive that i have been backing up to, i have noticed today that when i go to My Computer it lists the drive (E) as only being 200gig capacity Used 81.6GB and 118GB Free, but if i go to Computer Managment it lists the drive(E)698.64GB Healthy could anyone explain the difference??
XP Home SP3
NTFS Formatted.
Thanks in advance.

  OTT_Buzzard 16:10 21 Apr 2009

Are there any partitions on the hard drive?

  Sparkly 16:15 21 Apr 2009

Hi no it shows as just the one as it was bought. Thanks for the quick responce.

  Sparkly 17:10 21 Apr 2009


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