Windows® 7 Partition Format
Are you inquisitive about partition formatting in Windows 7 and the advantages of each partition?
The process of partition formatting classifies the partition into tracks and sectors and creates a file allocation table which is known as FAT. You may select a file system like FAT 32 and NTFS during the process of formatting. After the process of formatting the drive, you need to install the operating system to the active partition (C: drive). You can store your personal data in rest of the drives. Issues like system file corruption, partition corruption, operating system crash, virus issues, etc. compel the users to format the hard drive. You need to format the hard drive and then reinstall the operating system. File allocation table is created during the process of formatting in each partition. The formatting ensures the proper working of your system.
Following points can give users an idea about the advantages of each partition in Windows 7:
- Advantage of each partition
- Need of formatting
- Partition formats created in Windows 7
Advantage of each partition
The hard disk is a part of your system which helps to store data and provides quick access. Hard disk is the most important source of permanent storage in your system. The hard disk has different partitions for the storage of data. By dividing the hard disk into several partitions the users might store the operating system in one partition and other files might be stored in remaining partitions. The partition in the hard disk helps the users to use more than one operating system in a single computer.
Need of formatting
The hard disk becomes fresh and new with the process of formatting. You need to format your system before upgrading from older version to new version. The viruses or unexpected power failure may cause various issues in the hard drive of your Windows 7 system. So, you may need to format the hard drive of your Windows 7 system to get rid of these issues.
File allocation table is known as FAT and it is formed by the classification of partition into tracks and sectors. The data is stored in sectors by the file system and the function of the FAT is to store the information about the storage of different parts of the file. FAT is located in the master boot sector of a bootable disk, floppy or hard disk.
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