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external hard disk

Posted by: Samuel M.      24 Apr 2014 @ 09:53
external hard disk

I have a seagate 1 terabyte hard disk purchased from amazon quite a while ago. When I right click on drive it indicates I only have 70GB of available space left but when I go into disk management it indicates 250 MB used. Have I been sold a fraud drive or is there free sectors left I need to recover or are there hidden files somewhere.

Reply by: Jon S. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Morecambe, LA3      20 Sep 2014 @ 12:48
RE: external hard disk

I'd guess that the drive is corrupt and needs formatting - but you would be best speaking to Seagate as it could be faulty

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