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blank dvd not 4.7 gb


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#1 Moltres Rider

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 07:09 PM

searched Google nothing came up but shopping results for 4.7 gb discs!!!!! I have 4.7 gb blank dvds but they are NOT 4.7 when my computer reads them!!!!!!!!!!!!!! they ALL say and ALL programs report 4.3 gb!!!!!!!! how do I fix this incorrect space detection with these discs????? is something wrong with my drive??????????



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Posted 25 August 2013 - 07:54 PM

There is nothing wrong with Your drive or the disks. To the drive makers 1K = 1,000 bytes. To Microsoft 1K - 1,024 bytes

 

Thus Your 4.7Gb DVD blank has 4,700,000,000 Bytes but to microsoft it has 4.36Gb

 

I hope I'm being clear

 

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