Older hdd no longer shows free space

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Hi, I used an older hdd in a new desktop using win 7 pro 64 as storage with a second newer hdd and a ssd boot drive.
I had to remove and reinstall it 2 times while building the computer and this older drive has a lot of data on it but the graphic in My Computer shows it having virtually 100% free space (as well in "the properties" section ) It did show the free space remaining at first but no longer, the other 2 drives are fine in this respect.
The files all show up and otherwise the drive is fine but I don't understand why I lost this function or how to get it back.

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Jun 1, 2017 at 05:05 PM
Go into the disk manager, and make certain that all of the disk space has been allocated to an active partition!
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Jun 2, 2017 at 08:06 AM
Thanks very much ac3mark, that was the solution!
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Jun 2, 2017 at 09:13 AM
I mis-read the total free space as 839 GB instead of 939 GB so the issue still remains.
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