Unformatted text preview: You would not partition a floppy or optical disk because it doesn't serve any performance or important purpose. Yes you can use a hard drive without partitioning it. When you install it and get ready to use it you will just plug in the entire amount of the hard drive space when you get ready to format the drive. This way you have one big partition. In my case I have 4 hard drives and I utilize each one for a specific purpose. One is for my operating system and the others are for my pictures, movies, music and so on....
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- Winter '12
- hard drive, Disk partitioning, File Allocation Table, Floppy disk