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Microsoft® Windows Server 2003: Administrator’s Companion by Jason Gerend, Sharon Crawford, Charlie Russel

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Disk Management Tasks

Like all MMC snap-ins, the Disk Management snap-in can be opened in a number of ways. One of the most direct ways is to right-click the My Computer icon in the upper left corner of your desktop and choose Manage from the menu. This opens a local version of the Computer Management snap-in, containing the System Tools, Storage, and Services and Applications snap-ins. Click Storage to access the Removable Storage (if you have removable storage drives installed), Disk Defragmenter, Logical Drives, and Disk Management snap-ins, and then click Disk Management to open the Disk Management window. To open the Disk Management snap-in only, double-click the file Diskmgmt.msc in the %WinDir%\System32 directory.

When you open the Computer ...

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