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New ways to do familiar tasks for Disk Management

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

New ways to do familiar tasks

The following table lists common tasks for administering disks and volumes. The user interface for performing these tasks is different in this version of Windows from the way it was in Windows NT version 4.0.

Note

  • There are no significant user interface differences between Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 operating systems for this component.

 

If you want to In Windows NT 4.0 use In this version of Windows use

Format a volume

Disk Administrator in Administrative tools.

Computer Management (Local).

For more information, see Format a dynamic volume.

Add a new disk

Disk Administrator in Administrative tools.

Computer Management (Local).

For more information, see Adding a disk

Create a volume set

Disk Administrator in Administrative tools.

Computer Management (Local). For more information, see Create a spanned volume.

Create a stripe set

Disk Administrator in Administrative tools.

Computer Management (Local).

For more information, see Create a striped volume.

Create a mirror set

Disk Administrator in Administrative tools.

Computer Management (Local).

For more information, see Create a mirrored volume.

Create a stripe set with parity

Disk Administrator in Administrative tools.

Computer Management (Local).

For more information, see Create a RAID-5 volume.

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