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Windows 7: WD Portable 250GB HD

18 Apr 2011   #1
Edward Cullen

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 
WD Portable 250GB HD

hello i have formatted my new Portable HD after 4months but its showing used space 97mb can anyone pls tell me is that normal or is there sum problem ? i mean it should show used space 0 bytes ?


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18 Apr 2011   #2
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Is the file NTFS or other i.e. FAT32?
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18 Apr 2011   #3
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Can you give us a screen snip of Disk Management & the properties snip for the HD ?


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19 Apr 2011   #4
Edward Cullen

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

its NTFS and its empty but its showing used space 97mb... here's the screenshot


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19 Apr 2011   #5
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Edward Cullen View Post
its NTFS and its empty but its showing used space 97mb... here's the screenshot
Hi Edward, heres an image of how unused hdd's sizes are allocated.

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19 Apr 2011   #6
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

That's perfectly normal. Some of the drive is reserved for system use.
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19 Apr 2011   #7
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Yep, your screen snip shows just about the right percentage for that HD. Your ok!
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19 Apr 2011   #8
Edward Cullen

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

ok thanks for ur help and to clear my doubts experts
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