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8 MB of Unpartitioned Space in XP

melon

MS-DOS 2.0
Political User
#1
I've installed XP a few times, and, every time, M$ purposely leaves 8 MB "unpartitioned." What is this about?

Melon
 
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stuy_b

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#2
Used by XP, master file records n stuff. Bit annoying if u have small drive, but nothing you can do about it. :-/
 
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allan

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#4
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
 

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