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by surinder121 / October 12, 2008 1:02 AM PDT

i have 80 gb hd but it shows 74.4

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That's completely NORMAL. If you need more info...try a
by VAPCMD / October 12, 2008 1:48 AM PDT
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search in the STORAGE Forum as it's been covered ad nauseum.


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Different definitions of GB...
by John.Wilkinson / October 12, 2008 6:04 AM PDT
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In short, it's an issue of the hardware manufacturer defining 1GB as 10^9 (1,000,000,000 bytes) while the software manufacturer defines 1GB as 2^30 (1,073,741,824 bytes). Thus, you could say the two are telling you the same answer, just in different measuring terms.

Hope this helps,

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Hard disk
by surinder121 / October 12, 2008 1:09 PM PDT

thanxxx ........

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