What is a hard disk partition?

Answer A hard disk partition prepares a drive for a file system, the framework that holds data. By partitioning a hard disk drive, you create separate spaces for multiple file systems or operating systems... Read More »

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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 »

How to Delete a Hard Disk Partition?

All Microsoft Windows operating systems provide efficient and useful disk management tools in the Control Panel and System sections. These tools offer many useful utilities for formatting and maint... Read More »

How to Partition a Hard Disk in Windows XP?

Before your Windows XP computer can use a hard drive for storing data, the hard drive first has to be partitioned and formatted. This process is made possible by the built-in Disk Management utilit... Read More »

How do I partition a hard disk on XP as FAT32?

Open the New Partition WizardClick "Start". Right-click "Computer". Click "Manage". Click "Storage". Click "Disk Management". Right-click the section of your disk marked "Unallocated space". Click ... Read More »