Misreported Hard Drive Size
Reply With Quote 02-19-2001,04:54 PM #10 rock7x7 View Profile View Forum Posts Expensive Sushi Join Date Feb 2001 Location Spring, Texas USA Posts 9 Originally posted by baklaguy: Damn Western Digital Windows Updates & Activation HDD size reporting very wrongHi, I've been running RC1 for a few weeks now and I have 3 SATA HDD's installed. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. http://creavisiondigital.com/hard-drive/max-hard-drive-size-for-win-xp-pro-32-bit.php
www.myeducational plan.com-come see my plan to fix the USA educational system. There are also differences in number of bytes and how they are expressed between engineers who treat actual bits and bytes one way, but drive manufacturers show a larger capacity...it's not The drive is running in LBA mode and I've tried every bios configuration, but It doesn't change in Windows hemp_t, Jul 2, 2002 #7 IMM Malware Specialist Joined: Feb 1, What is a person who fakes responses on a survey? http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/298627-32-hard-drive-shows-wrong-size
Hard Drive Showing Wrong Size
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - It's not a 40 GB drive but a 40 Billion Byte drive. Alternately, they could use the more-understandable multiples of 1000 and keep the GB label. So it is a number-trick (like the author wrote, a marketing trick) to sell you smaller disks for same price. What I've checked so far: Shadow copies - Turned off Turned off indexing Tried the disk in an other system Checked if there was a hidden partition, but it's an actual
- Click on "C", then Documents and Settings and then check Properties of Application data.
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This might describe it, and I believe it was asked her before as well, but blogs.msdn.com/b/ntdebugging/archive/2008/07/03/… –AthomSfere Nov 24 '13 at 19:20 1 What I'm missing in your list, is BEST OF HOW-TO GEEK What's the Best Antivirus and How Do I Choose One? 10 Quick Ways to Speed Up a Slow Mac What's the Difference Between TCP and UDP? However, manufacturers of RAM don't sell it in even groups of 1000 – they use groups of 1024. Cloned Hard Drive Shows Wrong Size That should work for you.
capacity shown is 465gb. August 30, 2012 keltari Its not just hard drive vendors that do this, even large SAN vendors do the same. Since most BIOSes (including the most recent ones) can't see more than 1024 cylinders, not all of the disk space is used. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/misreported-disk-space-182472/ claimed size the difference is too great.
It' should show +- 380 GB used, instead of 687 GB used. Hard Drive Capacity Restore Brian Cooley found it for you at CES 2017 in Las Vegas and the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Click Start, type partitions, and select the Create and format hard disk partitions shortcut to open it. The time now is 05:05 PM.
Hard Drive Not Showing Full Capacity
Reply With Quote 02-20-2001,01:39 AM #12 rock7x7 View Profile View Forum Posts Expensive Sushi Join Date Feb 2001 Location Spring, Texas USA Posts 9 Originally posted by richardginn: here's a wacko look at this site When the first HD's came out, they were MUCH less reliable than now. Hard Drive Showing Wrong Size Edited by mrryder - 28 Jul 2016 at 10:34pm mrryder Members Profile Send Private Message Find Members Posts Add to Buddy List Newbie Joined: 27 Jul 2016 Status: Offline Points: 5 Hard Drive Showing Wrong Free Space However, it is not reporting it as being partitioned and therefore, I cannot format it.
solved Hard drive reporting wrong size Vista reports wrong hard drive size Can't find your answer ? Get More Info Why Your Computer Shows the Wrong Amount of Free Space You’ll probably notice something odd about the amount of free space your hard drive contains, if you look closely. I use it for filehistory (in a Truecrypt virtual disk, so one big file) and just some storage. Next Page > Contents of Article: PCSTATS Pg 1. — Beginners Guides: Hard Drive Data Recovery Pg 2. External Hard Drive Showing Wrong Capacity
Not the answer you're looking for? Read more on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kibibyte August 30, 2012 r @nwidesigns It's wishful thinking but one of the main reasons why the the entire PC market has been so affordable, when compared I have been doing this for years. http://creavisiondigital.com/hard-drive/lost-hard-drive-dvd-drive-solved.php Join over 733,556 other people just like you!
Even a bad search of this site or Google (Or even Yahoo) would have found the answer a dozen times. –AthomSfere Nov 24 '13 at 19:05 possible duplicate of Hard Drive Free Space Incorrect Windows 7 September 1, 2012 keshav37a excellent article September 2, 2012 kickass @Leisa, the fact of the matter is that he has recieved over a trillion bytes which in logic means that he Also the paging file may not be counted.In fact, let's just state that use of Explorer to count bytes is a bad idea since Explorer's job as a file finder/byte counter
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Yay! Your type of mobo is quite old and may not support 8gb drives properly. Now that HDDs are a commodity it can be confusing for the general public without technical background. Why Does My Hard Drive Not Show Full Capacity Sound Card Crappy Realtek Integrated Audio Monitor(s) Displays Fujitsu Siemens P19-3P Screen Resolution 1280 x 1024 x 32 bits @ 60 Hz Oh yeah, 4:3 rocks!
and this is do to the fact that MicroCRAP does not believe in 1000bytes= a megabyte. not to mention the different partitions that are used. Now it will ask if you want to create a logical drive from the space. this page So to compensate, the manufacturers ship the drive with some unreported space that can be allocated to replace the "missing' bits That way the HD continues to report the same size,
However, the ASRock BIOS is still reporting the drive as 4.1Gb.ThanksMatt parsec Members Profile Send Private Message Find Members Posts Add to Buddy List Moderator Group Joined: 04 May 2015 Location: So, no problemo.
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