Hi. This may sound like a strange question - how do you identify which disk is which in your system? I you have only one or two disks, this is obviously pretty trivial. I'm in the process of reconfiguring my systems (new MOBO and disks in one system) and moving current MOBO and some disks to another system. So...
If I look at "Disk Management" (Win7) or open an Explorer browser, I can see the logical disks including their logical names. But NOT their physical identifiers, including the disk manufacturer and model number. OTOH, if I look in "Device Manager", I can see the physical information, but not the logical drive manager.
Is there any convenient way of showing the logical disk information and it's associated physical information?
to see the physical info about the disk in disk management right click on the disk0, disk1 etc in front of the partitions. Then select properties, this will bring up the properties page for the respective physical disk.
All that does is bring up a list of the logical properties. When you select the "Hardware" tab, all it does is to list ALL of the disk drives and NOT the drive that you selected. How does this provide a logical to physical mapping?
sorry if i was not clear enough the grey part to the left of the partition information in disk management is the area in which you need to be right clicking. I am including link to some screen shot which should help.
Did you right click at A or B, the disk management tool is not the most user friendly windows tool to use
Yes, I was right-clicking in the partition information. I've been using Windows OS's for almost 20 years and Disk Management for as long as it's been available. I never once right-clicked in the gray area.
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