Disk Properties

Viewing and Updating Disk Properties

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You can view the properties for a disk as follows:

  • OpenComputer Management (Local).
  • In the console tree, click Computer Management (Local), click Storage and then click Disk Management.
  • In the graphical view or disk list, right-click a disk and then click Properties.

From here you can compress the drive to save disk space.

If you click on the Tools tab, you will be given the choice of checking the disk for errors, defragmenting it or backing it up.

Clicking the Hardware tab will allow you to set Permissions on the disk and clicking the Sharingtab will allow you the share the disk with other users.

The Disk Quotas tab lets you enable and configure disk quotas, while the Shadow Copies tab allows you to enable and configure Volume Shadow Copies.

Next: Configuring Storage