Originally Posted by silverwing57
Ah, okay, that helps alot thank you, just a few questions.
Is there any difference between 4 primary's and 2 primary's with a logical drive to each?
Will each partition have a drive letter, I mean will an extended partition and a logical drive share the same drive letter?
Thanks heaps for this by the way.
You cant create a logical drive in a primary partition, they can only be created in the extended partition. Each partition will have a drive letter. If you had an extended drive with 4 logical partitions, then that would create 4 drives (the extended one wouldnt count. Imagine it like this, if ya had a chocolate bar (ya extended partition) and chopped it into 4 pieces (ya logical partitions) ya would only have 4 pieces not 5.
Also worth mentioning the main difference between the primary and logicals are ya use the logical drives mainly for data storage. This is handy if you want to format the primary partition to do a clean install, coz all ya music etc thats on ya logical partitions will still be intact after the clean install