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Old 01-13-2004, 07:06 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Conventional wisdom says a gig is 1000MB, but it's 1024MB, so a 10gb drive is really only 9.76gb. Then subtract from that a little bit of overhead lost in formatting and probably a little(almost negligible) from OS to OS, and you've got your TRUE size.

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guess you may be right preet4u. im certain i saw something about windows stealing space somewhere having to do with missing disk space. these guys seem to know what they are talking about:

http://www.computing.net/windowsxp/w...rum/91255.html
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