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<font size="5">I have Windows 7 installed on my computer. What can I click that will tell me how many gigabytes of hard drive space that I have? Thank you. user470

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It's the same as in all other Windows OSes.

Find your "Computer" icon, (used to be called "My Computer" in XP and earlier) and click it. That will show your hard drive usage and space.

Right click your hard drive and select Properties for more information.

I'm surprised you don't already know this. You have been using XP for years and Win 7 for some months now.


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To MarkFlax: <font size="5">I did what you said and the screen said that my hard drive (C Drive) capacity is 221 GB. Does that make sense? I did not think I had that much hard drive space. user470

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You should see used space and free space

The combined total is (roughly) the size of the partition on the drive. The hard drive capacity can be different from what shows as that of the drive by its letter. If the drive is partitioned to occupy the entire physical drive space, then the used and free space numbers approximate the drive size. This can get confusing but doesn't need to be. Actually, the better place to look is under disk manager as it shows partitioned and unpartitioned space on physical drives.

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