When you use Windows XP Setup to create a new drive and you choose to use all the available space, Setup leaves approximately 8 megabytes (MB) of unpartitioned space?
Setup leaves approximately 8 megabytes (MB) of unpartitioned space so you can convert the drives to a dynamic volume.
If you partitioned the drive before running setup, using any of the following operating systems, the 8 MB unpartitioned space is hidden:
MS-DOS Microsoft Windows 95 Microsoft Windows 98 Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Microsoft Windows 2000NOTE: See Dynamic vs. Basic Storage in Windows 2000.