Local Disk

Local Disk is a computer disk drive that is installed directly within the host or the computer. It is a computer’s native hard disk drive (HDD), which is directly accessed by the computer for storing and retrieving data. This is also known as a local drive.

How to find a local disk?

The hard drive is the primary location where all files are stored on your computer. To open the drive, double-click the drive. [the drives are labeled and “New Volume.”] A hard drive can be labeled anything and may be different on your computer.

How to add a Local disk to my laptop?

  1. First open computer management by selecting the Start button.
  2. Then select Control Panel > System and Security > Administrative Tools, and then double-click Computer Management.
  3. In the left pane, under Storage, select Disk Management.
  4. After that right-click an unallocated region on your hard disk, and then select New Simple Volume.