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14 Jan 2011  
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Imre Burnyoczki View Post
Hi,

Another info: one of my colleagues still uses XP Mode on his PC, and his Windows reduced free space size with 127GB also. Maybe it's normal, I don't know. It seems to me that I haven't got this space back after deleting XP Mode.

Imre
Google "127GB Limit". Unless it's a pretty big coincidence it sounds like the XP Mode setup created a virtual 32-Bit LBA partition which is not properly reverting back to the Win 7 standard 48-Bit LBA. As I recall, back in the early Win XP days it wasn't until SP1 that this was corrected.

Not much help, assuming I'm on to something, but it might be a lead in the right direction.

One other things is that Windows Explorer is notorious for not including everything in subfolders when you highlight a gob of stuff and the Right-Click>>Properties. It could be a simple computer "accounting error".
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