You formatted the drive in fat32 format using Windows XP. This is limited to
roughly 130 gig maximum size. You can format fat32 to larger sizes by using
3rd party tools. What you should really do is format the drive with to the
NTFS standard, which all current Windows operating systems understand.
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"Rico" <Rico@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> So here is the issue. I have a Seagate HD and Windows Vista Premium. I
> wanted to reformat it is a 200Gb drive. When I formatted it I lost some
> it's size. It is formatted and it is only showing 127 Gb and seems to
> but I lost over a quarter of the drive space. Anybody have any indes? I
> even tried a USB enclosure same problem.