You will need
- a computer running the Windows operating system utility HDD Life Pro, Internet.
Information about the amount of hard disk available in the BIOS, and you can get it even when no operating system is installed and cannot open the system unit. Power on computer and press the DEL key (less keys F1, F2, F10). You will see the main BIOS Setup menu. Depending on the BIOS version, the option name that defines the parameters of the drive varies. Its name can be IDE HDD Auto-Detection IDE configuration. Select in the list of all installed media the disc and click the Enter key. A window opens with the characteristics of the HDD where the specified size of the disk. For a transfer size of disk in gigabytes, divide the number of megabytes by 1024.
The operating system Windows to characteristics of the disc from the console "computer Management". Right-click on "My computer" and select "Manage". In the left window go to the Management snap-in ROM, mi". Run the command "Properties" by right-clicking the mouse on the graphical view of the disk labeled "Disk 0" "Disk 1," etc., depending on what drives you have installed. In the dialog box "Properties", click "Volume". Here will be listed the size of disk and size of available volumes.
Can be used to determine the amount of disk third-party utilities. One of many such tools - HDD Life Pro. It is easy to find on the Internet. The program is shareware that is enough to determine the size of your hard disk. Download the program, install on computer and run it to execute. In the opened window will display detailed information about all the parameters of the disk, including its volume, which will be listed under the name disk at the top of the window.