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Manual Partition Operations

If you need to hide a partition:

1.

Select a disk and a partition to hide in the list in the Acronis Disk Director Server main window.

2.

Execute operation of partition hiding by selecting Disk Advanced Hide or a

similar item in the Advanced sidebar list, or by clicking

Hide the selected

partition on the toolbar (or select it from partition or the graphical representation

context menu).

3.

By clicking OK in the Hide Partition window, you'll add a pending operation of partition hiding (your actions may only undo or modify an existing operation. See 3.4.5 «Modifying pending operations»).

Hide Partition window A hidden partition is labeled Hid in the Flags field of the partition list in the main window.

Attention! Hiding a system partition will prevent your PC from booting. Hiding a swap file partition in Windows NT/2000/XP will produce a similar result. If you have several primary partitions with different operating systems, hiding an active system partition will automatically make another partition active.

Note that the Advanced Hide sidebar item is changed to Advanced Unhide after you select a hidden partition from the list. The partition context menu also changes.

Hiding a partition in Windows 98/Me can change the order of letters assigned to other partitions. As a result, some shortcuts might stop working. In Windows NT/2000/XP, hiding a partition does not affect letters assigned to other partitions. As a result, only hidden partition shortcuts will stop working. A detailed discussion of partition letter assignment rules for various operating systems appears in 4.1 «Creating A New Partition».

5.2.4

Unhiding a partition

Unhiding a partition is performed so an operating system can "see" the partition, assign it a letter and provide access to its files.

If you need to unhide a partition:

1.

Select a disk and partition to unhide from the list in the Acronis Disk Director Server main window.

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