Posts Tagged ‘disk’

Why You Should Always Install Windows on Disk Zero

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

This article contains a few good Windows installation tips, and an interesting explanation as to why Windows works the way it does.

Windows has always had what many people believe to be an unconventional and frustrating method of addressing physical hard disks.  I’m talking here about drive letters.  These virtual constructs, I can only really describe them as that, are pointers to the actual names of the disks in your computer.  This works in a different way to Unix systems where the OS and the user both refer to the actual disk address.

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