Hard Drive Halved

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  1. psnative

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    My Surface Pro 1 Windows 8.1 now only shows 110 GB drive. It's a 256. Can't remember the last time I looked but it's always said +/- 256
     
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    Run Disk Cleanup by right clicking on the "C" Drive from Explorer and click on the Tools Tab - make sure you select System Files.
     
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    dont see a tools option when I right click the c drive
     
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    @psnative ,

    Click search/Cortana and type "Cleanup". You will see the disk cleanup tool at the top of your list. Launch. Then while running the app, you will see "Clean up system files" on the bottom-left.

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    I don't want to free up disc space, I want to know what happened to the other 128 GB of my hard drive. It says I only have 110 GB of storage & it should say 256 (or close to it) which is what my computer is
     
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    Could you post a screen shot of the drive in Disk Management.
     
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    Ugh, nevermind...just realized I am 128. I knew i upgraded but thought it was from 128 to 256...but they made 64 & I got the 128...sorry for the bother, thanks for the replies.
     
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    128 GB of Surface Pro 1 is still a wonderful machine.
     
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    Agree...four years strong now!
     

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