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Like the title says I just got a 4GB stick and just now formatted it...

Now it says I have 3822MB Available...

What the hell is taking up 178MB on the memory stick? Some kind of bizarre partition??

I'm all sorts of lost here, thats a lot of memory being chewed up lol

Something like 3990MB available would make sense...but this?

Any help would be appreciated.
    
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Its kinda normal, same with my stick. Nothin is really taking up 178Mb, its do to with how memory is measured iirc. That 178MB space dosent really exist. I hope i worded what i mean correctly..
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So I have 4GB of free space? lol
    
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It's in the formatting. You are getting all the space you are supposed too.
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^^ what he said.

plus, the psp needs to automatically save its folders and standard files to its memory stick so that it can read and write onto it. When i plug my 4gb card into my phone it automatically saves its core folders and files before it can be used. You will never get 100% of your memory anyway, its always closer to 3800mb
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Originally Posted by Hellisforheroes View Post
^^ what he said.

plus, the psp needs to automatically save its folders and standard files to its memory stick so that it can read and write onto it. When i plug my 4gb card into my phone it automatically saves its core folders and files before it can be used. You will never get 100% of your memory anyway, its always closer to 3800mb
Sheesh 200MB seems a bit unreal for mobile solutions

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post #7 of 11
its in the formatting AND

they cal it 4 gigabytes. if you look at there definition gigabytes is a whole even number even though we know its technically a very odd number.

Heres an example with kilobyte (they say 1000 bits) but its technically (1024).

I would have used the numbers for gigabytes but its ah too big

thats why a 250 gig hard drive is roughly 232 gigs


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Quote:
Originally Posted by iampoor View Post
its in the formatting AND

they cal it 4 gigabytes. if you look at there definition gigabytes is a whole even number even though we know its technically a very odd number.

Heres an example with kilobyte (they say 1000 bits) but its technically (1024).

I would have used the numbers for gigabytes but its ah too big

thats why a 250 gig hard drive is roughly 232 gigs


Precisely what i mean
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lanky View Post
Precisely what i mean
haha

oops I missed that
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post #10 of 11
i got an extra 50 mb out of my 1gb stick but just reformating it a few times.... try that... its just like a hard drive though.. if it says 320gb it only shows about 305-310 in windows
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