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logical drive

A logical drive is a simple volume that resides on an extended partition on a basic disk. Logical drives are limited to the space on the extended partition. They cannot span multiple disks. A logical drive can be formatted and assigned a drive letter.

An extended partition can be subdivided into as many as 32 logical drives. All or part of the free space in an extended partition can be used when creating logical drives.

A logical drive is a simple volume that resides on an extended partition on a basic disk. Logical drives are limited to the space on the extended partition. They cannot span multiple disks. A logical drive can be formatted and assigned a drive letter.

An extended partition can be subdivided into as many as 32 logical drives. You can use all or part of the free space in an extended partition when creating logical drives.

See also Basic DiskBoot Partition or Volume, Extended Partition.