disk management

what is disk management?
a snap-in utility for MMC that you can use to manage all of the derives installed on the system, including hard disk drives, optical disc drives, flash drives, and storage spaces
what does view in disk management do?
displays all of the drives on the system, the drive letter assigned, the total capacity of the drive and how much free space is available; also displays the partitions for each drive
what does assign a drive letter in disk management do?
can be used to assign or change a drive letter for any hard drives, optical drives, or flash drives being used by the system
what does mount a drive in disk management do?
can be used to create a mounted drive or partition in which the drive is mapped to an NTSF-formatted folder on the hard drive
what does extend partitions do in disk management?
used to create a container for logical partitions in order to extend the volume of an existing partition, if more than four partitions are desired
what does split partitions do in disk management?
used to shrink or divide a partition on the drive to make room for another partition to be created
what does add a drive do in disk management?
used to add a drive/disk to the machine
what does add a array do in disk management?
used to create and add an array to the system
how to access disk management?
using an MMC snap-in, or using the Run dialog box and entering diskmgmt.msc command