logical drives

By ravenjy
Feb 18, 2004
  1. i was just looking at my disk manager and i noticed that one of my partitions was labled as a logical drive. im just wondering what that is. thanks.
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    It means that your one physical hard drive is split into several logical drives that Windows assigns drive letters to.
  3. lowman

    lowman TS Rookie Posts: 380

    Think of it in these terms - a PHYSICAL drive is the actual drive itself...a Logical drive is a portion of one of those PHYSICAL drives...but it can also be the whole drive as well, it depends on how large you set the logical drive to be...but I think Nodsu just said that...
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