can't empty hard drive

  kayell1 12:29 04 Jul 2008

Hi...I have just added an extra hard drive as a slave to give me more space but when I have deleted all the programs on it I find there is 6.8 gb still on that can't be found as a file to remove. Is this something that has to stay on the drive or can it be removed somehow please?

  Quiet Life 12:39 04 Jul 2008

Possibly it is the difference between how disk manufacturers and Windows
define a Gb, disk manufacturers classify a Gb as 1,000,000,000 bytes
whereas Window defines a Gb as 1,073,741,842 bytes. So
80,000,000,000 divided by 1,073,741,842 equals
That is 6gb missing!

  Gordon999 12:56 04 Jul 2008

Also but not sure, but if this slave was once a master it may not show up the root drive used when the master.

  Gordon999 12:57 04 Jul 2008

Also you could try re formatting the disk that should help

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