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Reuse Free Space on Portable Hard Drive

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by lschaaf, Oct 27, 2007.

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  1. lschaaf

    lschaaf Thread Starter

    Oct 27, 2007
    I have a micronet 160 GB portable hard drive that I have been randomly backing up photo, itunes, and other files for the past year. Today I did a formal backup of my mac to the drive using their backup program (in anticipation of loading leopard) and deleted all the miscellaneous folders of picutres, videos and music. Even though I now have only 2 folders on my portable drive, 63 GB Mac backup and 2 GB in a Misc folder, I still show only 14 GB available. How do I reclaim/defrag or whatever to free up the rest of the hard drive? I can move drive over to my PC if I need to. Thanks!

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