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MCTS 70-680 Exam Cram: Microsoft Windows 7, Configuring by Patrick Regan

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Chapter 4. Disk Management

This chapter covers the following 70-680 Objectives:

• Monitoring and Maintaining Systems That Run Windows 7:

• Manage disks

Although most computers that run Windows 7 only have one hard drive, some have two or more hard drives. If your system only has one hard drive, it might be beneficial to take that one hard drive and divide it into multiple volumes so that you can run multiple operating systems or to isolate a data area. Besides using multiple drives and volumes, you also need to know how to optimize the drives. This includes configuring your drives with Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks (RAID) to increase disk performance and reliability or using disk utilities to make the drives run efficiently. Therefore, ...

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