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Manual Partition Operations

The Explore operation shows the real partition contents, read from the disk. If there are some operations pending, like splitting a partition, you will not be able to explore partitions until the operations are committed or canceled. However, operations on folders/files in Explore window are executed immediately.

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    When you’re finished exploring, click OK.

      • 5.1.8

        Changing partition labels

The partition label is an optional attribute. It’s a name assigned to a partition for easier recognition. For example, one could be called System — a partition with an operating system, Program — an application partition, Data — a data partition, etc.

In Windows, partition labels are shown in the Explorer disk and folder tree: WIN98(C:), WINXP(D:), DATA(E:), etc. WIN98, WINXP and DATA are partition labels. A partition label is shown in all application dialog boxes for opening and saving files. (See Appendix B «Glossary» — «Label».)

If you need to change a partition label:

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Select Disk Change Label or a similar item in the Operations sidebar list, or click Change the selected partition label on the toolbar. Enter a new label in the Partition label window.

Partition label window

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By clicking OK in the Partition Label window, you'll add the pending operation of partition label changing (your actions may only undo or modify an existing operation; see 3.4.5 «Modifying pending operations»).

The new label will be graphically represented in the Acronis Disk Director Server main window.

5.1.9

Formatting a partition

Acronis Disk Director Server lets you logically format a partition. It includes organizing a file system that supports files and folder data storage.

If you need to format an existing partition:

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Select a disk and a partition.

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