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Just formatted a drive, but there's still data on it?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Bonecrusher123, Dec 13, 2009.

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  1. Bonecrusher123

    Bonecrusher123 Thread Starter

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    hey guys, i have a 300GB HDD and just formatted and deleted the partitions using Partition Wizard Home Edition and there is still 37mb of data left on the drive. im using truecrypt too, could this be left over data from TC?

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  2. Elvandil

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    Just ignore the 37 MB's. Chances are that right after you create the partition, a Recycle Bin and System Volume Information (Restore Points) folder are created on the drive. 37 MB's is very little space and can be ignored.

    But, where do you see this amount listed? Did you delete any partitions the used TC before using the partitioning tools?
     
  3. Bonecrusher123

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    hey man, thanks for the reply.

    i was looking at deleting the TC partitions, but could not find how to do it?

    btw, i just saw your sig. and was wondering how you use the Windows shell? i thought most of the command prompts were removed beginning with XP?
     
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