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Windows 7: How to restore HDD factory capacity ??

05 Dec 2011   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1 x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by marsmimar View Post
To put things another way, computers think in powers of 2 (1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256, 512, 1024, and so on), while people think in terms of powers of 10 (1, 10, 100, 1000 and so on.) To a manufacturer, 1000 megabytes = 1 gigabyte. But a computer says, no ... that's just not right. 1024 megabytes = 1 gigabyte.
I think manufacturers know the real truth,
but their marketing department earn their keep by putting a spin on the truth to make the product look better

The sequence is
Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics, Marketing

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05 Dec 2011   #12

Windows 7 Pro-x64

Correction accepted and noted. I was having memory parity errors all weekend. Too much holiday "cheer" I suppose.
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