Resolved My 1tb hard disk decrease to 1gb

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  1. jwlayug, May 24, 2018
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    jwlayug macrumors newbie

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    hello, i’m about to reformat my mac and i did something stupid. I don’t know really what i did but when i reformat my hdd, it decrease to 1gb. Btw i’m using disk utility in internet recovery. Pls someone help me. Thanks

    Screenshot of my hdd

    https://imgur.com/a/1eR3W89
     
  2. maflynn Moderator

    maflynn

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    Are you saying the capacity is showing up as 1GB and not used?

    You may have reparitioned the drive and resized the drive
     
  3. jwlayug thread starter macrumors newbie

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    When i go to disk utility, the disk is just system reserved, you can see it in my picture. Thanks
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    oops, i aready know why it only show system reserved. I did not click the main drive. Should i delete my post? Coz its just a little mistake.
     
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    maflynn

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    I suspect that's the recovery partition

    Take a snapshot of the entire Disk Utility window which may provide what other volumes you see on the left pane.
     
  5. jwlayug thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I’m already installing high sierra, thanks.
     
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    So are you all set?
     
  7. jwlayug thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Yes, small mistake. Sorry. Should i delete my post?
     
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    No, we don't delete threads here. I marked it as resolved.
     

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