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How to fully use the extra hard disk space for external hard drive?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by mc_nih, Dec 22, 2009.

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  1. mc_nih

    mc_nih Thread Starter

    Dec 16, 2009
    hi there..

    my name is Anis...i just bought external hard drive 500gb...but after I formatted it..it's just about 400++ gb can be used..i would like to know..how to use the extra/reserve space for my ext hard disk?by any means, i want to fully use my 500gb space for the external...please help me...thank you...
  2. loserOlimbs


    Jun 19, 2004
    It should have about 465GB, what are you seeing?

    You will not have 500GB due to the conversion between binary and decimal for reporting sizes.
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