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Disk Partition

  • Disk will be very familiar to computer user since it is widely used to store data. However, very few know how hard disk stores data. Hard disk is composed by several platters which are covered by magnetic material and each side of platter is divided into multiple tracks and each track is divided into several sectors. Every file whatever sizes will occupy one cluster of storage space. File system manages hard disk files through cluster. To efficiently utilize hard disk space, user must partition the hard disk when installing operating system. However, there is a obvious drawback for partitioning hard disk when installing operating system, namely, the partition must be created from the very beginning place of hard disk. Fortunately, a third-party partition manager such as MiniTool Partition Wizard Bootable CD could resize or move partition in accordance with user's demand.

    MiniTool Partition Wizard Bootable CD
    MiniTool Partition Wizard Bootable CD is developed by MiniTool Solution Ltd., which can create FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, Ext2, Ext3, Linux Swap partitions. Besides MiniTool Partition Wizard is also able to wipe partition, resize partition, merge partition, delete partition, format partition, convert partition format, copy partition, etc.

    Partition under Windows operating systems
    To date, user has generally experienced FAT16, FAT32 and NTFS. FAT16 employs 16bit file allocation table and supports 2 GB hard disk maximally; FAT 32 adopts 32bit file allocation table to have greatly improved disk management ability and dashed the 2GB limit of FAT 16; NTFS, the latest file system, has demonstrated excellent performance and stability to be the best and most popular file system.

    Create partition for new disk with MiniTool Partition Wizard Bootable CD
    MiniTool Partition Wizard Bootable CD could create partition for a new disk. User should first download ISO file of MiniTool Partition Wizard Bootable CD at MiniTool Partition Wizard Download Center and then burn it to CD.
    Start computer with this CD by booting computer from CD-ROM. Then user would come to following interface:

    This is the first interface of MiniTool Partition Wizard Bootable CD. Click the first option to load related information. After loading, user could set definition of boot interface and enter following interface:

    Select the disk and click "Create".

    In this interface, user could set all properties of partition including partition label, drive letter, file system, partition size, and partition format. After settings, click "OK" to back to main interface.

    Now user can notice soma changes in this interface compared with previous one. Lastly, click "Apply" to execute pending operations.
    If any question, please go to https://www.partitionwizard.com/ for more information.