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After compressing the mmc it shows only 511 mb?

Hi My 2gb microsd memory card only offers 1.87gb of free space when its completely unused. So i fiddled around with it on the pc (windows 95) and when I saw the properties for the mmc there was a small tab labelled compression on the right, so when I compressed the mmc using Drivespace it said it will creat a host drive and my total memory after compression will be 2.7GB but after compression I only found 511mb of total memory! not even my original 1.87GB so i formatted it again and now im back to 1.87 GB.
I'm guessing after compression when i checked the mmc on pc it only showed me the host drive not the main memory?
I'm real confused on how to make this work.
Please help!
Thanks alot for your time.

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Re: After compressing the mmc it shows only 511 mb?

All the storage device are being filled by a hidden file which is called master boot record (MBR) Meaning to say that some of the bytes are being allocated to used for such file. Sorry but you don't need to worry about its a normal bytes your got in your memory card.

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