The Windows 7 Disk-Management Toolkit 895
Running Disk Management 896
Managing Disks from the Command Prompt 898
Setting Up a New Hard Disk 901
Managing Existing Disks and Volumes 908
Working with Virtual Hard Disks 920
When you get right down to it, storage defines what you can and can't do with Windows. A big hard disk (or two or three) makes it possible for you to download and store an enormous amount of digital music, photos, and video; record and preserve television shows; manage large-scale, data-intensive projects; and keep your entire collection of digital resources safely backed up.
Using today's gigantic disks effectively, however, often entails partitioning them intelligently so that separate volumes can ...