Hardware Thread, External HDD capacity in Technical; When I plug my external HDD into the workstation (or server) at school the capacity displays at slightly less than ...
25th October 2009, 01:16 PM #1
External HDD capacity
When I plug my external HDD into the workstation (or server) at school the capacity displays at slightly less than 500Gb, which is correct. However, when plugged into my home computer I can only see 232Gb, which incidentally is the displayed size of the internal HDD.
I want to use the external as a backup drive in preparation for a Win7 installation, so the displayed size is not really a problem. But why is it not showing the full capacity?
26th October 2009, 01:19 PM #2
What is your home OS? What format is the hdd, FAT32? NTFS?
26th October 2009, 01:31 PM #3
Home OS is XP Pro SP2. Format of HDD is NTFS
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