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Windows XP Disk Management

Where to Start
Where to Start
Basic concepts and terminology
Configuring and Troubleshooting CDs and other forms of removable  media.
Configuring Disks
Configuring Basic and Dynamic Disks, Disk Quotas, Mirrored drives.
File Systems
Understanding and configure FAT16, FAT32, and NTFS file systems.
CHKDSK, Defarg, Disk Cleanup, Diskpart and other tools.
Know bugs and issues, primers for troubleshooting drive issues.

HOW TO: Create a Boot Disk for an NTFS or FAT Partition in Windows XP
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 305595 - This step-by-step article describes how to create a boot disk for Windows XP to access a drive with a faulty boot sequence on an Intel-processor-based computer.

How to Move the Windows Default Paging File and Print Spooler to a Different Hard Disk
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 314105 - This article describes how to move the paging file and print spooler to another hard disk--for example, after you install a new hard disk that is faster than the hard disk that currently stores your paging and print spooler files.

Using Group Policy Objects to Hide Specified Drives in My Computer for Windows 2000 and Windows XP
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 231289 - With Group Policy Objects in Windows, there is a "Hide these specified drives in My Computer" option that lets you hide specific drives. However, it may be necessary to hide only certain drive, but retain access to others. 

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