Partitioning, or splitting a single physical hard drive into multiple logical drives, has pros and cons. I’ll look at those, and make a recommendation.
While the technology continues to improve, the fact is that flash memory has a limited number of times it can be written to. It can, in fact, wear out.
The Windows system utility CHKDSK is a powerful and useful tool in diagnosing and repairing certain types of disk problems. I’ll review several ways to run it, and try and describe what it does.
Usually you can take the internal hard disk of an old computer and install it as an additional drive in a new one. There’s also a more flexible alternative.