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By SonechaT
Aug 7, 2008
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  1. I have a 500GB wester digital hard drive. I had backed up my pc before reformatting. I then bought a new pc. I want to get all my vidz, music and pics off it, But there arent a lot of file in it. It says that 202GB of 465G is free , but the files+folders in the hard drive only add up to 4.57gb. I realy need these files as they are my last and only back up. Is there a way to get to it or get them off. please help, or my family will kill me, I had about 14000 photos on there.
  2. Ultiweap

    Ultiweap TS Enthusiast Posts: 742

    Check if the files are not hidden or crypted...

    For that go to the HDD on my computer.

    Start->My Computer->Tools(on toolbar)->Folder option->View->Select - Show hidden files and folders
  3. SonechaT

    SonechaT TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I ahev already set it ti show hidden files
  4. Ultiweap

    Ultiweap TS Enthusiast Posts: 742

    That a little abnormal that you do not see the file. Try to put the HDD on another computer and check if you see the files...
  5. SonechaT

    SonechaT TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I connected the hard drive to my new dell xps 420 which i gt 2 days ago and to a laptop aswell
  6. Ultiweap

    Ultiweap TS Enthusiast Posts: 742

    Still the same results...

    Then how did you make the reformatting of your PC???
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