For most users, the presence of several local disks has long been the norm.
There are many reasons why"Break" the hard drives into partitions. It may be a desire to distinguish between free space between all users of a computer or laptop, as well as the need to install the operating system on a separate partition.
But sometimes situations arise in which you want to add a partition to the hard disk without formatting it and losing information.
You will need
- Powerquest Partition Magic
Choose the program you will use toTo divide the hard disk. It's better to use Powerquest Partition Magic or Acronis. The first program is most adapted to the average user, and the second is more functional.
If your choice fell on the program PowerquestPartition Magic, then after launch open the "Wizards" menu and go to the "Create Partition" tab or "Quick Partition Creation". Note that a new partition can only be created from the free area of one of the existing local Disks. In this regard, in advance, take care of removing unnecessary information.
Choose the appropriate size and file systemA new volume, specify the volume label (if desired). Complete the Partition Wizard. Click the "Start" or "Apply" button. Its icon looks like a flag with a chessboard in the picture.