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[Quiz] Managing Local Storage


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basic disk
A Windows disk designation that calls for the use of primary partitions, extended partitions, and logical drives to organize data.
Diskpart.exe
A command-line program that manages disk partitions and volumes and that includes some capabilities not found in the Disk Management snap-in.
dynamic disk
A Windows disk designation describing an alternative to the basic disk that consists of a single partition occupying the entire disk and containing an unlimited number of volumes in that partition space.
exFAT (extended file allocation table)
A 64-bit version of the file allocation table file system designed for use on large USB flash drives.
FAT (file allocation table)
A 16-bit file system for hard disks that is limited to partitions no larger than 4 gigabytes.
GUID (globally unique identifier)
partition table (GPT) A hard disk partition style supported by Windows 8.1.
master boot record (MBR)
A disk partition style supported by all versions of Windows that allows up to four primary partitions or three primary partitions and one extended partition.
mirrored volume
A type of hard disk volume that consists of an equal amount of space from two dynamic disks, which contain identical copies of the stored data. If one disk fails, the data remains accessible from the other disk.
simple volume
A type of hard disk volume that consists of space from a single disk.
spanned volume
A type of hard disk volume that consists of space from at least two, to a maximum of 32, physical disks, all of which must be dynamic disks. A spanned volume is essentially a me…
striped volume
A type of hard disk volume that consists of space from at least two, to a maximum of 32, physical disks, all of which must be dynamic disks. The difference between a striped volume…
3 primary and 1 extended or 4 primary partitions
What are the maximum number of partitions available on a basic disk?
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