Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
You use Disk Management in Windows XP Professional and Windows Server 2003 operating systems to perform disk-related tasks, such as creating and formatting partitions and volumes, and assigning drive letters. On computers running Windows Server 2003 operating systems, you can also use Disk Management to perform advanced tasks, such as creating and repairing fault tolerant volumes. In addition, you can use the DiskPart command, along with other command-line utilities, to perform Disk Management tasks. For information about Disk Management-related command-line utilities, see Managing disks and volumes from the command line.
To find features that have been moved from where they were located in previous versions of Windows, see New ways to do familiar tasks for Disk Management.
For tips about using Disk Management, see Best practices for Disk Management.
For help with specific tasks, see Disk Managment How To....
For general background information, see Disk Management Concepts.
For problem-solving instructions, see Troubleshooting Disk Management.