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niteghost

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I have a USB 2.0 , 250 Hard Drive, under My Computer, it only register 232 GIG on a FAT32.
Does that sounds about "Right" or do I have to edit my BIOS to make XP Pro read as much as possible on the capacity of the hard Drive.
I heard XP have a problem reading a Hard Drive over 200 GiG, is that Right??
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Fenor

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Hi niteghost!

232GB sounds about right for a 250GB hard drive. I myself have a 160GB hard drive and it only lets me use 149GB of it. I myself don't know the exact reason why it does this, but it is normal for this to occur so dont' worry about it. :tazz:

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Edited by Fenor, 30 January 2006 - 07:23 AM.

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Hi niteghost!

232GB sounds about right for a 250GB hard drive. I myself have a 200GB hard drive and it only lets me use 179GB of it. I myself don't know the exact reason why it does this, but it is normal for this to occur so dont' worry about it. :tazz:

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I found the answer and it all has to do with ,how we define a "byte" and the Manufacturer defines it. If U are interested and anyone else , here is the Link that explains it very Clearly

Link : http://wdc.custhelp....hZ2U9MQ**&p_li=


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Thanks for the link! :tazz:

Ya learn something new everyday, that's why I love this site so much!

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