Space lost issue on MBA

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by visualsup, Feb 28, 2013.

  1. visualsup, Feb 28, 2013
    Last edited: Mar 3, 2013

    visualsup macrumors newbie

    Dec 4, 2011
    Hi all, I have an MBA 2009, model A1304. The Hard drive system information says its an "Apple SSD SM128". But when I look at the available and total space, I have one partition 28.8GB (bootcamp) and one 38.8GB (Main MacOS). Those are the total sizes. They come to 67.6GB. Now I read many forum posts complaining on 5GB lost here, 10 there. But this is like half the SSD drive. Could it be that its going bad and half of it was marked off limits or something.

    When I boot the machine to MacOS, it shows a similar state.

    I would appreciate any help in tackling this.

    PS when I look at the Admin tools > System management > Storage > Disk Management screen in Windows, it shows a 45GB "Unallocated space" partition, which is invisible under MacOS. I guess this is the missing space. Can I format it and use it under Windows?

    Bootcamp 3.2, OSX 10.6.7



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