A partition, sometimes which is called a volume, is an area on a hard disk that can be formatted with a file system and identified with a letter of the alphabet. For example, on most condition, drive C on most Windows computers is a partition.
A hard disk needs to be partitioned and formatted before you can store data on it. Many computers are partitioned as a single partition that equals the size of the hard disk. Partitioning a hard disk into several smaller partitions is not necessarily required, but it can be useful for organizing data on your hard disk. Some users prefer to have separate partitions for the Windows operating system files, programs, and personal data.
2. What isPrimary Partition?
A primary partition used to start an operating system and functions a physically separate disk. When you create partitions on a basic disk using Disk Management, the first three volumes you create will be formatted as primary partitions.
3. What is Extended partition?
Extended partition is a type of partition on a basic disk that should be used when you want to create more than four volumes. Extended partitions can contain multiple logical drives that can be formatted and have drive letters assigned to them.