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Is It Better To Make More Partitions


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#1 mypenry

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Posted 09 October 2007 - 12:37 AM

I have an external 320GB HDD, which I am using for
System back ups using Acronis True Image, currently
There is only one partition on this HDD

I now want to also use this External HDD to store my photos, music
Etc. Is it better to now partition the external HDD into several
New partitions or just leave it with one partition..?

If its better to make more partitions (and if possible leaving my current back
Up information intact) which application would be the easiest
To use for this purpose …?

The O/S is Windows XP Media Edition .

Your advice and comments welcome… Thanks

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 09 October 2007 - 11:56 AM

Several partitioning strategies are discussed here
http://fdisk.radified.com/
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