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 »

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 »

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 »

Hard Disk Partition Tools?

Computer hard drives are partitioned into small, manageable sections for a number of reasons. Many computer users take advantage of partitions in order to keep important system files separated from... Read More »