500gb hard drive only shows as 466gb in windows xp profesional sp3 Tags: Drivers Hard Drives Windows XP Last response: August 30, 2011 4:30 AM in Windows XP Share azryn August 30, 2011 1:03:27 AM 5oogb hard drive only shows 466gb in winows xp profesional sp3 More about : 500gb hard drive shows 466gb windows profesional sp3 GhislainG a b \ Driver August 30, 2011 1:56:05 AM You didn't provide the model number, but Seagate explain it very well: http://seagate.custkb.com/seagate/crm/selfservice/searc... m 0 l Pyree August 30, 2011 4:30:00 AM It is normal. By 500GB, the manufacturer really mean 500*1000*1000*1000 byte, if you divide by the proper 1024, gives you 465-466GB m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Windows 7 500gb hard drive only showing 232gb Forum 500gb hard drive showing only as 127gb.. under xp help Forum Installed radeon 9800 pro on os windows xp profesional/home sp3. Received msg radeon 9800 requires microsoft net framework 2 Forum Why your 500GB hard drive only shows 465 GB of space when you look und Forum Why your 500GB hard drive only shows 465 GB of space when you look under MY COMP Forum Why my buffalo ministation 3.0 500GB hard drive only shows 512MB of space ? Forum Why your 500GB hard drive only shows 465 GB of space when you look under MY COMP Forum why is Windows Server 2003 only seeing 500mb of 500gb of hard drive space on Dell Poweredge with raid 0. Forum Solvedwindows xp Sp3 after format and complete useful software installation c drive not showing hiding option in left side Forum windows xp Sp3 after format c drive not showing hiding option in left side Forum WD My Passport 500GB external hard drive shows up as local disk and lags Forum Solvedxp pro SP3 will not run external hard drive. Forum 500gb IDE Hard Drive, Old Motherboard, 137gb limit, and Windows XP Forum My original hard disk of 500gb shows only 227gb. Where is the rest of space gone? Forum SolvedMy Hard Drive only shows 24 gb out of 320 gb Forum Brought a 500gb external hard drive, which I accidentally reformatted it to Recovery Disk, it now says I have only 34gb of spa Forum My maxtor diamondmax 200gb drive only shows 10gb in windows xp pro - service pac Forum hi my Verbatim 500gb hard drive will not show up on my Apple Mac Pro Forum SolvedUpdated to Windows 8.1 after group policy errors. Disk Management now shows RAID 0 disk with only one drive. Forum Windows XP Pro SP3 will only connect to Google Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !