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Could be the difference between size measured in powers of 10 versus powers
of 2, for example powers 0f 10 means 1Mb is 1,000,000 whereas powers of 2
means 1Mb is 1,048,576
Hard drive manufacturers like to use powers of 10 but once installed and
formatted your computer uses powers of 2, which can give a total size
"mdm" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> anything to do about this or does it even matter