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Windows Server® 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William Stanek

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Managing Existing Partitions and Drives

Disk Management provides many ways to manage existing partitions and drives. Use these features to assign drive letters, delete partitions, set the active partition, and more. In addition, Windows Server 2008 provides other utilities to carry out common tasks such as converting a volume to NTFS, checking a drive for errors, and cleaning up unused disk space.

Note

Both Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 support hot-pluggable media that use NTFS volumes. This new feature allows you to format USB flash devices and other similar media with NTFS. Windows Vista with SP1 has enhancements to prevent data loss when ejecting NTFS-formatted removable media.

Assigning Drive Letters and Paths

You can assign drives one ...

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