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my laptop harddrive split inhalf

by ethanemc505 / March 16, 2005 10:34 AM PST

I have a zv5000z hp pavillion with the 64 bit technology so i thought i would install a 64 bit version of linux...i dont have a flopy drive to run a boot disk to partition for linux and winows...so i downloaded the "ultimate bootdisk" and burned it to a cd and i ran one of there partitioning programs and then windows didnt boot up...it came up with a screen that says "on track" or something like that...so i reformated using xp disk and now my hard drive is 31.4 gb. instead of the 60 gb...anyone have any idea how to fix it or why this happened. I already tried defragmenting and i updated th bios which got it to 31.4 from 29.3. dunno.help!

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