hardrive size

please can anybody advise.just brought two dell inspiron 510m notebooks advitised as 40gb hard drive. on recipt checked hardrive properties to find is only 33.6gb. contacted dell to be told hard drives started out as 40gb then they are formatted which reduces them. i dont think this is right. as i oreded a 40gb hardrive surely i should get one.

  Cook2 16:19 26 Nov 04
  Cook2 16:19 26 Nov 04
  pj123 17:57 26 Nov 04

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