MBA storage issue

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by julienmh, Nov 22, 2013.

  1. julienmh macrumors newbie

    Dec 25, 2012
    For some reason my Macbook Air is only saying that I have 176 GBs available, when I know for a fact I have 240GBs. It even says in system information that it is a 24O GB drive but it says I have used x out of 176!! Picture below, please help.

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  2. thatoneguy82 macrumors 68000


    Jul 23, 2008
    Beach Cities, CA
    Try booting into the partition created by ML or Mavericks. From there, use Disk Utility and repair your boot drive. This used to happen to me frequently and doing what I just mentioned always frees up the space. It states a lot of errors but they all get cleared up.
  3. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    If you're wondering what "Other" category in the storage tab is about, this may help explain: For space issues not explained by the above, there are a few things you can try, some of which may or may not apply: Here are a few resolutions found by others with the same question:

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