Mkf's approach - in parts - MKF s Approach - In Parts

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Newer computers come with a replacement firmware for the old BIOS system called UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware interface), and GPT is a part of the UEFI standard. If you bought a Windows 8 computer, it’s most certainly installed on a GPT partitioning scheme. If you’re already running a Linux distribution or attempting to install one on a recent Windows 7/8 computer, the easiest method of finding out what partitioning standard is used is to launch a shell terminal and type sudo fdisk -l (leave out the sudo if the distribution does not use it).

Several freeware , shareware and free software programs (. GParted , FDFORMAT , NFORMAT and 2M ) allowed considerably more control over formatting, allowing the formatting of high-density " disks with a capacity up to 2 MB.

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