How to Change the Active Partition of Your Hard Disk with Parted Magic?

Answer This guide shows how to change the boot partition of your hard disk. The boot partition is sometimes also called the active partition, both terms mean the exact same thing.When your computer starts... Read More »

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How to Change a Hard Disk Partition Size?

The hard drive space that's available after device installation depends on two factors; the actual manufactured size of the hard drive, and the number and size of the partitions created on the hard... Read More »

How to Make a Partition Active in Partition Magic?

Hard drives can be partitioned in various ways for different functions. If you want your drive to be bootable, it needs to be partitioned as the "active" partition. When using Norton PartitionMagic... Read More »

What type of virus hides in the boot sector of a disk or the partition table of a hard disk?

A "Boot Sector Infector" virus will hide in the partition table or boot sector of a hard disk. It loads into a computer's memory during the boot process, and begins executing malicious code.Referen... Read More »

Why do you want to partition your hard disk?

Partitioning a hard disk is basically dividing it into multiple logical sections. There are many reasons a person would want to do this from organizing data in a certain way to being able to boot i... Read More »