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Old 09-25-2007, 03:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Recently i have bought a new computer with hard disk space 160 GB. After formatting computer i had 130 GB. (NTFS Formatting). Why did this happen???
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Old 09-25-2007, 03:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Because manufacturers basically get to lie legally about the size of the disk. A formatted drive will always be smaller than what it says it is. I have 2 160gb drives right now and thats about the amount of space i got after formatting, its just one of those things you have to live with and factor into buying a drive.
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