• Welcome to Free PC Help, a free PC Help forum to get help with your computer problems.

    Free PC Help is a community that offers free computer help and support for all users, all ages, worldwide.

    In order to start asking questions or contribute on someone else's post you will first need to register. Don't worry - it's quick and easy and once you have registered you will have instant access to the entire forum.

    If you do decide to join the forums you will not have the option to send Private Messages [ PMs ] or add a Signature until you have made 5 posts or more. This is an attempt to try to stop Spammers using the PM system or adding links to their Signature.

hard drive problem


FPCH New Member
Apr 13, 2008
hi again i have a samsung 500gb sata hard drive, and when i click on the local disk it only displays 128gb total space. so i took alook myself thinking, and benchmarked my pc and it turns out it found my hard drive was 500gb. but whenever i try to use more thn my 128gb it says no more space left. i have windows service pack 2 also.


Hi Jack

It sounds like you have the file system set to FAT32, it needs to be NTFS.
Right click on My Computer and choose Manage then choose Disk Management in the Storage section.
Tell me if you see FAT32 in the drive information for the Samsung.