Monday, December 4, 2017

Different Disk Size Information

This case might be a good question for some windows os certification exam. The scenario is that disk size shown in disk management console or diskpart for the affect disk drive was 120 GB, but from windows explorer disk size for H: drive was 105 GB. Here are the captured screenshots:

Disk management console


Windows Explorer


And, finally the reason for this behavior is simple hard quota template assigned for this drive, and here is the screenshot for the quota assignement:

Quota

I hope this post will help getting the answer for the question "How it is possible same disk drive to be presented differently in different parts of the operating system?".




















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