The reason, I have 5 partitions on my HDD.
I have an 80 GB HDD which has five equal size(~16 to 19 GB) partitions, C(active), D, E, F and G. C has windows XP(~1.3 GB), Documents and settings(~500 MB), Program Files(~3 GB) and a folder(~1 GB) for transient file holding operations. There is thus ~70% free space on the drive, which is devoted to Virtual Memory. The last factor, in conjunction with a 256 MB DDR RAM, has been found to give hang/fragmentation-free performance. Drive D is mostly allocated to Graphics. E is left totally unoccupied for the purpose of Test downloads of Softwares and Backup during formating of individual Drives. The F Drive is alloted to Archiving Documents, Softwares, Drivers and Mail, prior to uninstallation, deletion or external Storage and is actually the most active partition, functionally. File corruption, cross-linking, outdating and disappearance is a well known computer phenomenon and the G Drive holds the copies of such files together with Compilation of CD and DVD Data for Reference in both the Nero compatible and Frame-Capture formats. The foregoing Partitioning and Classified Storage systematisation has helped me a lot in tensionfree and fast multiferious computing tasks and still leaves ~40% free space on the HDD.
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