Tip 1: How to make two local disk

Often users need to break a local drive on your computer, two virtual.It is mainly used for a more detailed and reliable data storage.
you need
  • computer, software, local disk
Guide
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To split the drive into two virtual disk , you need to boot from a bootable floppy disk prepared in advance.At that time, when you see the DOS prompt type A: & gt ;, is necessary to drive the command fdisk C: and press ENTER.
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Run "fdisk", which is always present on the disk and it is intended to create a partition on the hard disk 's.On the question of the program "includes support for large hard drives?"you need to answer - Yes.
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After a simple operating menu pops up in which you will need to select the desired item by entering its number.First you need to check which sections are on the hard disk.This operation is required when you use the disk that was in operation sincebefore creating new disk partitions , you need to remove all the old.
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Select - Displays information about t
he existing sections.Each operation is confirmed press ENTER, and return back to the menu - by pressing ESC.If you need to delete the partitions, you must first dispose of logical drives under DOS, and the DOS partition and then himself, and only then - the main section of DOS.For all of these operations in the operating menu has the relevant paragraphs, and each paragraph pressed opens your menu.
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The next step will be to create new partitions.Always start with the creation of the main / primary partition, iesection that will host operating system.To do this, start menu, select the line "create partition primary DOS".Next, set the amount of space in MB, make a partition active, ie,system.
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Then, as all operations are completed, restart your computer.Creating multiple disks is not that difficult operation.You can create five or six discs.Just take into account is that the entire memory of the local drive will be divided into virtual disk memory.

Tip 2: How to make a local drive

to separate and secure storage of information is useful to create a logical drive (and perhaps more than one) in the extended partition of the physical disk well.The probability of simultaneous damage to data on multiple disk ah very low.On the main drive e is the operating system and applications on the logical - backups, documents, music, movies, photos, etc.Have drive and containing the backups to avoid many troubles.For example, if you want to format the disk of one of the s have the ability to copy data from one disk on the other.
Situations in which it is necessary to format all disks are rare
you need
  • computer with the operating system Microsoft Windows XP;
  • Experience with mouse and keyboard;
Guide
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Log in as an administrator or a member of the group "Administrators".
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Click "Start» - & gt;"Settings» - & gt;"Control Panel» - & gt;"Administration» - & gt;"Computer Management."
Or right-click on the icon "My Computer" on the desktop or in the "Start" menu and select the menu line "management"; In the left part of the window that opens, "Memories» - & gt;"Managing disk
Console "Managing disk s" You can run, type diskmgmt.msc in the "Run ...", "Start" menu.
How to make a local
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To make a logical drive , right-click on an empty space in the extended partition in which you want to create it.In the context menu, select "Create a logical drive ».
How to make a local
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In the next window, select partition type - Primary or Logical (default selected main section), "Next" .On the same physical disk is, you can create multiple partitions, butkey no more than four.In a further section, you can create one or more logical drive s.The main different from the additional fact that the main section can be used to run the operating system and logical - no.
Window select the type of partition to be created.
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Select a size of (the default is set as large as possible).
Window sizing new partition.
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Select the drive letter well.It can be any letter of the alphabet, still untapped to refer to another disk or a partition.
Letter selection window created partition.
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Specify the formatting options (file system (the default NTFS), the cluster size (I advise you to leave the "Default"), the volume label, whether to apply a quick format and compress files and folders) completing the selection, click "Next".
Settings window parameters format the new partition.
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Before closing "New Partition Wizard" window is displayed containing a summary of the parameters chosen by us.If everything matches your choice, click "Finish".
Window complete the wizard section.
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After formatting mark "Unallocated" changes to "Healthy".You can get to work.
How to make a local
Helpful Hint
Do not break a local drive for more than three virtual, as the user can simply get lost in the system.

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