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Somethings wrong here??

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by Dan207, Dec 20, 2001.

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  1. Dan207

    Dan207 Thread Starter

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    Heres the problem...I have a 6 gig hd. Windows is recongizing (in "DriveSpace") the I only have a 2 gig hd?
    There are no conflicts in the device manager?
     
  2. Max19

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    If your drive is formatted in FAT16, the most space you can use in one partition is 2GB.
     
  3. brianF

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    DriveSpace May Report Used Space and Free Space Incorrectly (Q229807)

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    The information in this article applies to:


    Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
    Microsoft Windows 98
    Microsoft Windows 95 OEM Service Release, version 2.0


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    SYMPTOMS
    When you use the Microsoft DriveSpace or Microsoft DriveSpace 3 tool to view the free space and used space of a hard disk that is 2 gigabytes (GB) or larger, the space may be reported incorrectly.



    CAUSE
    This problem is due to problems in DriveSpace or DriveSpace 3.



    RESOLUTION
    To work around this problem, view the free space and used space of your hard disks in Windows Explorer:

    Click Start , point to Programs , and then click Windows Explorer .


    Click the hard disk you want to check, click File , and then click Properties .





    STATUS
    Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
     
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