With Windows 8 arriving on October 26, millions of users are still running Windows XP/Vista/7. Compare to Xp, vista and 7, Windows 8…Read More
A partition is a logical division of a hard disk to store various kinds of things, such as operating systems,…Read More
GPT hard disk cannot be accessed in Windows XP A growing number of people want to follow the fashion, not…Read More
Partition alignment refers to the physical sector offset of partitions. This is done to make more efficient use of the physical space on hard drives, and it can optimize the performance of inputting and outputting data. Microsoft engineers have explained again-&-again that disk alignment can improves performance by not merely the nominal 10 – 15% in RAID systems, but commonly 20%, 30%, or more. Thus, it is able to provide a significant increase in system performance.Read More
As we all know, GPT and MBR are two types of disk in computer. They both have advantages and disadvantages.
GPT has several advantages. It can break the limitation of 2TB partition size, and allow the hard disk to create the primary partition up to 128. However, it cannot reboot the operating system. What a pity it is! Meanwhile, it cannot support Windows XP, Server 2000 and Server 2003(32bit).
As for MBR disk, it is the standard partitioning scheme that’s been used on hard disks since the PC first came out. It supports 4 primary partitions per hard drive, and a maximum partition size of 2TB.Read More
SSD is short for “solid-state drive” or “solid-state disk”. It is a data storage device for integrated circuit assemblies as memory to keep data persistently. Compared with normal hard drive, it use flash memory chips to store data, instead of the rotating magnetic platters, and it isn’t affected by magnets and won’t suffer mechanical failure. Meanwhile, based on its technology, it makes uses of electronic interface, which is compatible with traditional block input/output hard disk drives. As for the data security, SSD is constructed from random-access memory (RAM), which will ensure the data’s safety after power loss.Read More
Have you ever encountered any problems when using the hard disk? Do you feel angry with these problems? Will you search the powerful tool to end all these troubles? Certainly, most users will say “Yes”! Thus, a kind of powerful software is needed for you.
In the field of computing, Windows Diskpart Command is a partition utility presented by command codes, and it has been employed in the versions of Windows NT operating systems since Windows 2000. There are many command prompts to carry out corresponding partition operations. For example, “list disk” “select disk x” “delete partition” “extend” “exit”, etc. Thus the Diskpart Command can play a very significant role in disk management.Read More
As a piece of very good news to all the Server 2008 users, two new functions: extend and shrink volume…Read More
Question: I am a Windows Server 2008 user, and the hard drive of my computer is 120GB, including Drive C 20GB, Drive D 40GB, Drive E 60GB. As time goes on, the system (C) drive nearly runs out of space, but drive E is almost empty. Therefore, I decide to allocate some free space from drive E to extend system volume. As a piece of good news to many Windows users, the built-in Disk Management has been added two new advanced features: shrink and extend volume. So with the help of “shrink volume”, I get an unallocated space from drive E. But unfortunately, the “Extend Volume” option is grayed out. How can I solve this problem?Read More