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120GB drive shows up as 32GB

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hi. ive just got a new computer and have bought a 120GB harddrive for it. i formatted it in FAT32 foemat(now i;ve been told i needed to use the other option NIST i think). i then installed xp on this drive. when i rightclick on the drive and voew it's properties it says its only 32GB not 120GB like it says on the name and in the model number. i thought this might be to do with the format i choose initially so i tried to reformat the drive bu ti got an error message saying i need to close all things using the drive before continuing. anyone got any advice?
will reformatting and reinatalling giveb me the full capacity of the disk?

also what i eventually want to do is be able to run both windows and liux off the same machine. does anyone know if this is possible and what will i need to do to do this

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please check your hard disk's manual as the 32gb clip jumper positions may be active
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