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Windows 7: 2 Local Disk in 1 Hard Disk quiz


02 Feb 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
2 Local Disk in 1 Hard Disk quiz

I'm puzzled now , my HP has 1 Hard Disk with 2 Local Disk inside... I'm currently using Local Disk C:/ , but when I clicked on Local Disk D:/ , It says " Local disk D:/ is not formatted, Do you want to format it? " , Many peoples says that format it will lose all the recovery files, but when I go to "Disk Management" , Local Disk C:/ has 80 Gb while Local Disk D:/ has 60 Gb left...and not in use...should I format or buy a new one?

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02 Feb 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

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02 Feb 2012   #3

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HouseWindows View Post
I'm puzzled now , my HP has 1 Hard Disk with 2 Local Disk inside... I'm currently using Local Disk C:/ , but when I clicked on Local Disk D:/ , It says " Local disk D:/ is not formatted, Do you want to format it? " , Many peoples says that format it will lose all the recovery files, but when I go to "Disk Management" , Local Disk C:/ has 80 Gb while Local Disk D:/ has 60 Gb left...and not in use...should I format or buy a new one?
If local disk D has 60 GB left, that implies that it is formatted. So it is confusing.

As Seavixen says, a picture will likely clear things up. Not likely you need to buy another unless you are truly out of space.
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