Marking Criteria (P3): Explain the purpose of different software utilities
Format to be assessed: ‘Computer for Dummies’ website or PowerPoint.
Disk formatting is the process for preparing a hard disk drive or other storage medium for its use by an operating system (OS), usually including the setting up an empty file system. For some OSes, disk formatting may set up multiple file systems by dividing the disk into distinct sections, called partitions for each file system. Disk formatting is also part of a process involving rebuilding an entire disk from scratch.
Make notes and research methods of drive formatting
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