What does "New Simple Volume" mean?

I initialized a hard drive today. Big deal, eh? In Vista, I select "New Simple Volume" and let it go to work. Could someone kindly explain what "New Simple Volume" refers to? Is Vista taking a shot at me? :cry:

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  1. Here you go, hope this clears it up... :)

    Micro$oft's Version

    A different page

    A simple volume is a dynamic volume made up of disk space from a single dynamic disk.

    Last link to M$ page, find (ctrl - f) "simple"
  2. I read the articles. Thanks!
  3. Moreover, Simple volumes are not acessed to Win XP (hme edition), Win 98, Win Millennium

    Prefer using server 03 r XP pro.
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