Maintenance :: Not Able To Delete System Image From External Hard Drive

Feb 18, 2013

Recently i upgraded my system to windows 8..N after clean install i backed up the copy of my C drive (Includes System Image) to my external 2TB Hard Drive.. It took around 250GB of hard drive space..Now since i am running out of space i decided to delete the back up copy from My hard drive.. I deleted WindowsImageBackup and all associated files using control panel..But around 150GB space is missing(not visible) from my external Hard Drive..

As You can see from attached pic that 125 GB free out of 1.81TB..But size of all files including hidden files is 1.53TB..

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See The Screenshot Below.

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