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I'm trying to run DriveSpace(Dos7/Win95) on my 850mb,single partition hard drive. It's about 90% full. I get a message saying that DriveSpace cannot compress a drive with more than 500mb of data on it.  Is this normal?  
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DriveSpace only support compressed volume files of 512 MB size. This is because it only support cluster sizes up to 8K.

DriveSpace 3 (Plus! pack) can use cluster sizes up to 32K, so the maximum size for DriveSpace 3 is 2 GB.

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