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Chapter 33. Managing the Hard Disk > Windows 2000's Disk Management Tools

Windows 2000's Disk Management Tools

Windows 2000 comes equipped with a handful of disk management tools, ranging from very powerful ones that can create hard disk stripe sets, create mirror disks, and/or beat it into submission to a couple that are simply convenience items.

The most often-used tools are available right off the Tools tab of a drive's Properties sheet. To reach the Properties sheet, right-click a drive in Explorer. Figure 33.1 shows the Properties tabs for both a FAT drive and an NTFS drive. Notice the difference in the number of tabs. NTFS has more options because of its support for security and quota management.


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