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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

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    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

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    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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