About Contribute Disclaimer Contact News
The information on this site is offered in good faith and no responsibility can be accepted for misuse that leads to loss of data or damaged hardware.
Help Us Improve
Have you spotted an error, or found something confusing or ambiguous? Help us improve our articles......

Google Advert Links
spacer Multibooters.com
article list

AF Logo
Introduction to Advanced Format Hard Drives
The biggest change to mechanical hard drives for 30 years and all very technical if you really want to get into it. If you just want the basics and some insight into what it's all about then here it is.
spacer Multibooters.com:- Copyright © . 2012-2014

AF Drive
Configuring Advanced Format Drives and Partitions
There is going to be a long cross over phase from traditional to Advanced Format and 4K hard drives and we need to know which tools and settings we should be using on which drives.
spacer Multibooters.com:- Copyright © . 2012-2014

How to Determine if a Drive is MBR or GPT
The style of partitioning used on a hard drive will dictate much of what we can and cannot do with various tools and operating systems. It's therefore important that we know what we are dealing with.
spacer Multibooters.com:- Copyright © . 2012-2014

Partition Cyl
A First Introduction to Hard Drive Partitions.
An examination of the different types of partitions and the rules and conventions we need to follow on how they should be organized and placed on a hard drive.
spacer Multibooters.com:- Copyright © . 2012-2014

Tool Box
Using the Windows Disk Management Utility.
Window's own partitioning tool can actually do most of what we need and this series of articles should tell you all that you need to know.
spacer Multibooters.com:- Copyright © . 2012-2014

small toolbox
Creating and Deleting Partitions.
The new partition alignments along with a whole new style of partitioning means that more than ever we need to know what we are doing.

small toolbox
Resizing existing Partitions.
The ability to non-destructively shrink the size of an existing partition can give us an easy way to make space for more partitions.

small toolbox
Formatting Partitions.
In this article we cover how to format, then look at the recommended uses and limitations of the available files systems.

small toolbox
Add, Remove or Change Drive Letters.
Assigning our own drive letters can help us to keep our drives organized and allow us to ensure all our operating systems see things the same way.

small toolbox
Change the Active Partition.
We can use this in place of a bootmanager, as well as using it to stop a Windows install from placing boot files on a different partition to the OS.


boot sequence
An Illustrated Guide to the Boot Sequence.
It can be extremely useful to have at least a basic knowledge of the mechanics and flow of the boot sequence. This article and the others in the series try to break it down and make it clear and understandable.
spacer Multibooters.com:- Copyright © . 2012-2014

dualboot button
Windows Boot Sequence of XP & Win-7 Dualboot.
When the old and the new are brought together on the same machine it takes an uneasy alliance of two bootmanagers to do the job.

tripleboot button
Boot Sequence of Mixed Windows Multi-Boot.
As you add more Windows operating systems to create a multi-boot system there are a few rules to be followed.


virtual globe
An Introduction to Virtual Operating Systems.
Setting up and using virtual operating systems for a bit of dual or multi-booting can be easier, quicker and safer than having to reconfigure real hardware or partitions and bootmanagers.
spacer Multibooters.com:- Copyright © . 2012-2014

bios boot menu
How to Boot from Removable or Secondary Devices.

When we want to boot from a CD/DVD or USB/SD flash device, or any type of secondary hard drive, we can alter the bios boot order, or use a bios boot menu?
spacer Multibooters.com:-  in progress - 2012-2014






mb logo


up arrowTop of page....
spacermultibooters.com:  2012 - 2014

Google's New Desktop Strategy: Build it straight into Windows by way of Chrome itself. www.infoworld.com

multibooters logo multibooters.com
creative commons licence

All product and company logos, icons and images that are reproduced on this site are the property and trademarks of their respective owners and are used here merely to illustrate their products, NOT to indicate or infer any endorsement or partnership unless otherwise stated. We have endeavored not to reproduce copyrighted images or graphics or infringe upon the rights of any trademark or copyright holder. If you believe or suspect we may have breached the permissible use of copyrighted material then please bring it to our attention. The reproducing or copying of original material from this site is currently allowed for non commercial purposes with the provision that your source is clearly indicated and that a back-link to the referenced information is included. Thank You. See our full  Terms of Use.  Material on this site is not guaranteed to be free of errors.   Multibooters.com   2012 - 2013

Home Sitemap Privacy-Policy About Contact/Feedback Donate Copyright/Legal