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genedishon genedishon is offline
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Default Hi all...a quick question - 02-20-2009, 04:00 PM

Hiya,
I recieved my dell mini 9 yesterday (which came preinstalled with ubunto) and started the conversion over to xp pro but bios wouldnt see my usb dvdrw so flashed the bios to newest but had to format my 8gb usbdrive in order to do so. Now the usbdrive only shows 1.9gb out of 8 and theres no way I can delete,access,etc the remainder of the usbdrive even in disk management and even tried paragon partition manager. Wanted to see if anyone else has had this problem and can help me out to restore my 8gb usbdrive back to 8gb

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Default Re: Hi all...a quick question - 02-20-2009, 05:29 PM

You have to reformat the drive. That is what worked for me.


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Default Re: Hi all...a quick question - 02-20-2009, 05:40 PM

I tryed to from My Computer and disk management to no avail....ended up downloading Imitation Drive Manager and was able to format and it set the size back to 7.5gb =)
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Default Re: Hi all...a quick question - 02-21-2009, 05:22 AM

A little late now, but perhaps it was trying to format the drive as FAT not FAT32 or NTFS?


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