Articles in Category: Partitioning
Can I Delete a Partition Without Losing Data?
Deleting a partition is a destructive operation, but that doesn’t mean you have to lose the data it contains.
What’s a Disk Partition?
Partitions allow a single physical disk drive to be treated as if it were multiple disks.
Should I Partition My Hard Disk?
Partitioning, or splitting a single physical hard drive into multiple drives, has pros and cons. I’ll look at those and make a recommendation.
How Do I View the Contents of My Hidden D: Drive?
Partitions may be hidden for good reasons. Here’s how to peek inside.
Do I Need All These Partitions?
Newer machines often come with multiple partitions. While it’s tempting to remove them, there’s little to be gained.
How do I create a new partition on my hard drive?
Multiple partitions can be useful at times. I’ll show you how to create a new partition by “splitting” an existing C: partition.
What’s a Dynamic Disk?
Chances are that you have a basic disk, and don’t need the functionality offered by dynamic disk support. Even if that functionality actually is kind of cool.
Can I Make My C: Partition Bigger by Taking Space from D:?
Changing the layout of the hard disk make the C: partition bigger requires a few steps, and occasionally special tools.