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16 GBs on an 8.7 GBs HDD???

 
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Larry Laffer
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 4:28 am     Post subject: 16 GBs on an 8.7 GBs HDD??? Reply with quote

I recently downgraded my PC(Blasted... I don't know what but I just found my HDDs fried)

I replaced my HDDs(2 X 10.2 GBs) with spares I had (1 X 8.7 + 1 X 10.2) but the funny thing was that when I installed Win XP on the small HDD I looked at the current partitions
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* c: 8.2 GBs 20% free
* d: 8.2 GBs 30% free
* e: 8 MBs 0% free


Talk about malfunctioning HDDs Laughing
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 10, 2006 9:44 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

10.2 / 30% = #
- # from 10.2 to get 8.2

do same with other hard drive xD altho i seriously think im wrong here. (my maths is hopefully right tho)
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 11, 2006 1:24 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

I honestly didn't understand anything from that math you did over there...


But I think I know the reason: The small one had an NTFS format, and I have the feeling that before I got it, it was formated with FDISK.exe(check a win98 startup disk) with primary DOS partition....

It's still odd, considering the free space amounts.

Anyways, after I deleted both the 8.2 partitions, it showed up straight as only one 8.2 NTFT partition
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 13, 2006 3:33 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks like Windows was seeing the same partition twice. Never herd of something like that, though.

Ciudată fază, Larry.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 13, 2006 1:52 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

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Holy Jesus, mother of Mary Crap!!! Amazed

But anyways: Yeah I think that was the problem too... but I don't understand why Shifty
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 14, 2006 5:23 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

Very Off-Topic Benevolent

That's right, I am your countryman, Larry. Shit-Eating Grin
Should have put in "Europe by the Dāmboviţa", but who the hell heard of that puny river? Danube is more popular.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 14, 2006 2:17 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Roger wrote:

That's right, I am your countryman, Larry. Shit-Eating Grin
Should have put in "Europe by the Dāmboviţa", but who the hell heard of that puny river? Danube is more popular.

"Tră-ia-scă Dosu, cu care ne-am născut!
Chiar aici īn ţara ta..." Violent


So VERY right! Congratulatory
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 19, 2006 8:57 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

Larry my good ol' buddy ol' pal you know I will understand, and remember me by terrible german Crying :
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** waits until Larry is not looking and points**
besaß! du daher bist! Laughing
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 19, 2006 2:13 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Possesed?!? By who? Confuzzled


IN YOUR FACE! Malevolent
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