View Full Version : add hdd xp prof

22-08-2010, 06:54 PM
hi i want to add an extra hdd to an xp system and i want them to be separate eg i want the local disk containing xp separate from the new disk (which is just for added storage, when i get into the new partition wizard i am asked to choose between primary partition and extended partition, which one do i choose to give me the setup i described above? :thanks

22-08-2010, 07:20 PM
Primary - extended is when you split a drive into two or more partitions - the second, third etc partitions become extended ones.
A separate drive is always separate - unless you combine it with another using RAID.

22-08-2010, 07:23 PM
thanks very much