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today. Maximize the window so we can see what we're working with. Now one of the hard disk drives currently in this system has not been initialized,so we're being prompted to initialize it. We'll talk about what this means later on in the demonstration. For now, I'm going to go ahead and just click Cancel. Move this up so we can see what we're working with. Notice that I have four hard disk drives currently installed in the system. I have Disk 0, Disk 1, Disk 2, and Disk 3. Currently, Disk 0 is already completely allocated with two volumes. I have my system reserve partition and I have my C volume. These were created by default by the Windows installer when I installed Windows on this system, and notice that by default, the Windows installerused all of the available disk space on Disk 0 for these two partitions. As a result, there is no unallocated space that I could leverage to create new partitions on Disk 0.However, Disk 1, 2, and 3 are completely empty. I can define whatever partitioning scheme I want on these three other disks. Now, before you start creating volumes on a Windows system, you have to make two important decisions. The first decision is which partitioning scheme you're going to use.One option is to use the master boot record partitioning scheme, or MBR scheme. The other option is to use a GPT partitioning scheme. Now, Disk 1 and Disk 2 have already been initialized, whereas Disk 3 has not. Disk 1 and Disk 2 have been initialized using the master boot recording partitioning scheme, and I know that because the option is listed down here to convert it to a GPT disk. If these disks had been initialized as GPT disks, then the option displayed here would be to convert it to an MBR disk. Now, because we specified that these disks used the master boot record, or MBR, partitioningscheme, they're therefore subject to the limitations of the master boot record partitioning scheme.For example, I can only have four primary partitions on either of these disks, maximum. Let's see how that works. To do this, I'm going to create several new simple volumes on Disk 1. I'll right click on Disk 1 and then select New Simple Volume, and the New Simple Volume Wizard is displayed. I'll click Next.Now we have to specify how big we want the new simple volume to be. By default, the Wizard selects all of the available unallocated space currently on the drive, and in some scenarios, that might be the appropriate choice. For us, however, we want to create multiple volumes on this drive, so I'm going to select a smaller simple volume size. I'm going to set it to 600,144 megabytes, which is roughly six gigabytes. Next, we'll go ahead and assign it the next available drive letter, drive letter E, and we will format the volume using the NTFS file system, using the default allocation unit size and we'll provide a volume label of art, and we'll go ahead and let the Simple Volume Wizard perform a quick format on the volume. Next, Finish. Now we wait just a minute while the new volume is created. All right, the art volume has been defined. There is currently
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