My Book Essential Edition 2.0

My Book Essential Edition 2.0


model/ serial #


only using for picture / video storage and certain documents

using roughly  75GB  of  500GB

problem i got is that it sorta crashed, it some how got formatted to a


instead of a “FAT”

could not open it with out formatting to “FAT”.

Before Formatting back to “FAT”

I used a recovery program to recover the pictures and vids that were stored on it

it did recover my Pics…

After program was done recovering

I Formatted back to “FAT32”,

and now it shows I only have  44.3 GB of storage on it,…out of 500GB !!!

Any ideas on how to restore back to 500GB ?

I’m lost, tried different things t no avail…

makes a pretty good door stop …lol