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USB storage capacity shortened after Mavericks install

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I recently bought a USB 3.0 pendrive which was 16GB from SanDisk and used it to install Mavericks on a cheap Toshiba laptop (which worked perfectly), and used Win32DiskImager to put the dmg file onto it. However, after formatting the disk, I saw that my storage capacity on that USB had shortened from about 14GB (which was normal) to around 5.2GB. This USB cost me under £10 ($15.51) and I can get a new one, but I would really like it if someone knew how to get my capacity back up to what it was before.



EDIT : When I go to my Disk Management on Windows, I can see there is 9GB unallocated but I can't merge those two partitions together.

EDIT : Woops, I did some diskpart, it's OK now.

Edited by Wulfy

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Hi, I had the same problem and it's easy to solve.

1º- Open cmd and type “diskpart”
2º- Type: “list disk”
3º- Select the disk: “select disk 3″ (Put the number corresponding to your pendrive)
4º- Type “clean” (to erase all partition)

5º- And after all you just need to format it, the problem will be solved ;)


Now I have a question for you, it's your processor a AMD? If it's please tell how did you installed, because I'm having a lot of troubles before installation

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