lost 33gb of hdd but it still says 160gb in bios

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i have a 160gb hdd and i have lost 33gb of it but i went to look in bios and it still says it is a 160gb hdd so how do i get that lost 33gb back
 

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well when i look at hdd properties it says that i only have a maximum capacity of 127gb but before i restored the computer i have a capactity of 150gb so whats happend
 
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Control Panel>Administrative Tools> Computer Management >Disk Management > Something like that, depending on the OS
 

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no i have never had service pack 1 and i still had 150gb maximum capacity
 
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i think that you have to download a patch for you HD, iirc there is a max HD size in windows.. you need to go to the website of your HD and just download! :)
 

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lol i have its a samsung hdd and i cant find anything for the hdd but there is a number on my hdd thats says this sp1604n could someone find some info on this beocuse i have not being able to so far
 
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will182 said:
were is disk managment
This was answered but check to see if windows is seeing anything that isn't partitioned.

Control Panel>Administrative Tools> Computer Management >Disk Management
 
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Try installing SP1 and see if the problem is still there, especially if you check disc management without the solution.
 
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