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#1 xXAlphaXx

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Posted 12 February 2008 - 09:53 PM

Could you partition a 500GB hard drive to... oh lets say... 1kb a partition? To make 500,000,000 Partitions of 1kb?
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Posted 13 February 2008 - 07:32 PM

You can keep going as long as you have Drive letters 26 is the limit. A-Z
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Posted 13 February 2008 - 07:50 PM

Of course, nothing is ever as simple as it seems
Read this, when you're bored:
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Posted 13 February 2008 - 10:00 PM

:thumbsup: WOW 124 is the new limit. Least thats what I gleaned out of the article. Nice find I missed that one on my google search. :flowers:
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Posted 13 February 2008 - 10:47 PM

Several have learned something from this not so silly question.

I would have said 26 also. w00t!
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Posted 14 February 2008 - 09:51 AM

Is it all that Windows will allow, or is it just the lack of Drive letters?

Edited by xXAlphaXx, 14 February 2008 - 09:53 AM.

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Posted 14 February 2008 - 02:40 PM

All I can say is "Ouch! My head hurts after reading that!" :thumbsup:
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Posted 15 February 2008 - 01:17 AM

Gee never knew that! :thumbsup:

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Posted 15 February 2008 - 09:03 AM

How annoying would that bee if you had 500 Million Partitions of 1kb... Now whitch partition did I put that file on...?




Think of defragmentation :thumbsup:
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Posted 15 February 2008 - 09:18 PM

:thumbsup: :flowers:




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