A logical drive is treated as any normal hard drive in the operating system.

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Shared NTFS logical partition unaccesible from Windows 8.1

I asked this question a while ago but it got lost, so I deleted the previous one and created this new one with updates from the comments. I just installed Windows 8.1 in a partition of my Lenovo ...
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Undeleted partition with windows become logical and it is not bootable

I have a disk with 4 partitions, one of them is Windows XP. There is also a small recovery partition (couple of MB). I wanted to delete that recovery partition. I created an additional Windows 7 HDD ...
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issue mounting new logical volume rhel

I am having an issue mounting a logical drive to a folder on a RHEL VM. Below are the steps I took: 1. added a new drive to my computer (allocated more space to the VM) 2. created partition, sdb1, ...
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list the devices associated with logical volumes under without using lvm2 package commands

I want to list all the physical volume associated with logical volume. I know lvdisplay, pvscan ,pvdisplay -m could do the job .but I dont want to use this command. Is there any other way to do it ...
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convert primary partitions to logicals without losing data

I have 4 partitions on my Hard disc: System reserved - 100 MB - (Windows 7 create it) C: - 145 GB- (My Windows 7 sp1 installed in it D: -210 GB- (I use It for my softwares) E: -210 GB- (I use it ...
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Windows shows more then 4 primary partition which are in fact Logical in ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu 32-bit on Windows 32-bit. Windows shows more then 4 primary partition which are in fact Logical in ubuntu. Help me Fix this without re-installing any OS. Windows 7 disk ...
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Only three primary partitions?

As everyone probably knows, Windows allows a drive to have four primary partitions, one of which may be active. However, I have only three primary partitions. I shrunk one and created a fourth ...
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Logical Volume Not Showing on Explorer

I created an extended partition and a logical volume therein using DISKPART and formatted (NTFS, quick). But the logical volume (E:) is not showing in explorer (My Computer). I am using Windows 7 ...
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How can I remove an uncessessary extended partition with only one member in gparted?

I've been changing this hard drive around, and have stumbled into this problem. I'm trying to get my hard drive back to just its original 4 partitions, but I can't seem to get rid of the "shell" of an ...
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Can I install fresh Linux accross partitions (LUKS & LVM) and preserve/use existing home user?

With an existing LUKS encrypted logical volume partitioned hard disk dual boot to Windoz and Linux (Fedora 15), is it necessary to "start over" with the LUKS setup when upgrading the system? I ...
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Who added a drive to my pc?

One day I noticed a new K drive in my computer (Windows7). if I try to delete the files in that drive it says that the file is in use. I scanned it with a few antivirus programs, it came back ok. ...
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Effect of formatting the OS partition on logical drives

I have a Windows system with 3 Primary and 1 extended partition. The first two primary drives were there when I first bought my PC - "System reserved" and "Diagnostics", I guess. The third (C:) has ...
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Where does OSX store volume names?

I'm curious as to where OSX stores the names of mounted volumes. For example, if I connect my external USB hard drive, mount it and change the name to something else, how does OSX remember the name ...
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Is it possible to mount a volume to a custom drive prefix, e.g. “myDrive:\”?

Am I just a dreamer, or does something like this exist?
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How does one change the UUID of a Volume on Mac OS X to a SPECIFIED value?

This is similar to the question asked here: How does one change the UUID of a Volume on Mac OS X 10.6? Only difference is I want to change it to a specific value, not a random one. The hfs.util only ...
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Windows: Give access to a drive only for given user(s)?

Using Windows Vista. What is the correct and best way to limit access to an entire drive (not the C windows drive) for all users except certain specified users (adhering to principle of least ...
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Windows: Prevent access to a drive for a user?

Using Windows Vista. What is the correct and best way to prevent access to an entire drive (not the C windows drive) for a particular user? Probably I prefer an NTFS solution rather than hiding ...
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Does Truecrypt limits the number of standard volumes inside an outer volume when creating an hidden volume

I´ve been trying to use Truecrypt as to create 3 standard encrypted volumes/containers and an hidden volume, all 4 inside a single outer volume. When using the Truecrypt wizard I and selecting the ...
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Deleted volume in windows 7. Can't seem to recover

I have a hard drive split up into a 100gb windows install and a 500gb encrypted drive (with true crypt). Like a moron, I deleted the 500gb volume encrypted with truecrypt. I have tried various ...
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Move files by default (instead of copy) between volumes

The current default for dragging-and-dropping to a volume F: different from the Windows volume C: is to copy the file/folder. C: and F: are NTFS partitions on the same hard drive. How can I make the ...
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bash command to display a partition label

Which bash command shows the volume label?
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fixing a truecrypt volume

I believe that I have corrupted my volume header on one of my truecrypt volumes because I have tried the password tons of times and it hasn't worked. My idea is to create another volume with the ...
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How to access or format on doing any operation on volgroupharddisk on Fedora 13?

I had only Fedora 13 on my Dell Inspiron 1545. I found that there is a harddisk named volgroup in my computer & one another disk on which Linux is installed. The problem is that I can't access ...
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How to extend a logical volume using Powershell

On Windows XP SP3, how can I extend a volume using Powershell on a remote computer? I prefer WMI over Powershell remoting.
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renaming a fat16 volume

What's the easiest way to rename (change the volume label of) a fat16 volume (e.g. on a USB drive) from linux? It seems like mlabel from the mtools package is meant to do this, but the documentation ...
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“Extend volume” is not working in Windows Vista

I am using Windows Vista Home Premium Service Pack 2. I have now 4 volumes "C:", "D:", "E:", "F:". Now I shrink 30 GB space from my "C:" drive. I want to extend any of the "D:" or "E:" drive with the ...
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Is it possible to change an encrypted volume's password w/o recreating the volume?

I have a 10G encrypted volume bundle created with Disk Utility. I want to change it's encryption password. How can I do that?
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Windows Software to Mount Volume/Partition Image File

Last night I had a BSOD a couple of minutes after moving a file. After a reboot, I found that the file was gone (it was deleted from the source partition and not present on the destination). I took ...
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What is the “/.vol” directory for?

In Mac OS X, what is the /.vol directory for? I noticed that Excel usually reverences files (while investigating in instruments) using a /.vol path. Is it a folder for temporary files, or does it ...
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how to resize my drives [closed]

I shrank my D: and I want to extend e: to use that space. However extend volune is greyed out How can I resize my e: to use that space? I have one hard drive and my windows drive is c.
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Set up a read/write volume for both Mac OS X and Linux on same disk?

I have a Mac laptop. I usually use Ubuntu Linux on it, but I want to start actually using Mac OS X. I want to have a volume that can be mounted read/write in both OS X and Linux. I just upgraded to ...
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“Assign Drive Letter” v.s. “Assign Path”, any differences besides the obvious?

In windows drive management, when you create a new volume you have the choice of mounting that new volume to a drive letter, or you can mount it to a folder. So if you mount it to c:\Foo, then ...
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Do I dare clicking Delete Volume instead of Delete Partition?

I have a VMWare machine with one VM. That VM has a virtual disk which in windows is configured with two partitions and then a lot of slack space. What I want to do is delete the partition of 639 GB. ...
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Accidentally deleted a volume in Windows

I accidentally deleted a volume in Windows Disk Management. Is there an easy way to undo that action? Or do I have to use a file recovery tool?
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How does one change the UUID of a Volume on Mac OS X 10.6?

Does anyone know how to change the UUID of a Volume? The background for this question is that I have a duplicate UUID issue: I have /Volumes/OldMacHD with a UUID of XYZ. I have /Volumes/Mirror1 ...
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Any free utility to shrink windows 7 boot partition that is easy to use?

I created a Raid 5 volume using 4 500GB disks. I installed Windows 7 64bit and it didn't give me an option to size the partition/allocate size. Might of missed it. Anyway I have a 1.3 TB partition ...
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How to remove duplicate “ghost” network drive on OS X?

In terminal my Volumes directory looks like this: "Sanitized"-Computer:Volumes "sanatizedUserName"$ ls Backup of "Sanitized"’s MacBook Macintosh HD LaCie iDisk LaCie-1 Somehow I have a ...
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What's the easiest way to migrate one Mac OS X volume to another

I want to move a volume from a smaller drive to a larger unformatted one. What is the best way to achieve this? Ideally I'd like the new volume to have the same name as the older volume as it contains ...
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Is it possible to grow a volume in a Mac OS X partition?

I'm using my main office server as a "poor man's Time Capsule" with Time Machine to back up my Mac OS X boxes. It works fine but I've just built a nicer/faster/bigger server so I wanted to extend the ...