hard drive space

  chippy+ 09:53 06 Oct 2005
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hi
i have just formated and installed wxp pro on 2 computers each with 40 g hard drives but when i check the drives they both show 38.2
thanks chippy

  Fingees 10:00 06 Oct 2005

That's about right.

Drive manufacturers tend to exagerate the sizes by using 1000 as 1G instead of 1024.

plus formatting takes up a lot.
My 80Gb disk reads as76.3 Gb.

Hope this helps

  MAJ 10:01 06 Oct 2005

That's about right, chippy+.

  chippy+ 10:07 06 Oct 2005

hi fingees/MAG
thanks to both of you i was thinking something i did was wrong
chippy

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