8 MB of Unpartitioned Space in XP

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by melon, Nov 21, 2002.

  1. melon

    melon MS-DOS 2.0 Political User

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    I've installed XP a few times, and, every time, M$ purposely leaves 8 MB "unpartitioned." What is this about?

    Melon
     
  2. stuy_b

    stuy_b Guest

    Used by XP, master file records n stuff. Bit annoying if u have small drive, but nothing you can do about it. :-/
     
  3. madmatt

    madmatt Bow Down to the King Political User

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    thread moved, computer security >> applications.
     
  4. allan

    allan Guest

    NTFS reserves 12% of your drive for the MFT
    System Restore reserves whatever it's set for (for restore points)
    Paging File
    Recycle Bin
    Temporary Internet Folder