partition table


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to partition table: GUID Partition Table

partition table

The data in the boot sector of a hard disk that describes how the disk is divided into drives. The partition table is loaded and read to determine which partition contains the active operating system. See master boot record, MBR disk and GPT.
References in periodicals archive ?
BOOZE: Confirmed unification of IPv6 and the partition table.
If individual partitions were backed up, then the disk partition table is first re-created and data is restored to each partition.
But when it transfers to a floppy, it ensconces itself in the partition table.
Besides the complete system image backup, the alternatives are individual hard drive partitions and partition table.
The imaging software then displays the partition table of the source PC, allowing the user to select the desired partition(s) to be included in the image.
Tenders are invited for E Block Ground Floor Left Hand Side in connection with Providing and fixing work station with partition Table with pedestal and drawer in lawyers chamber common hall
Its other major products are Data Recovery Wizard Professional, Data Recovery Wizard, and Partition Table Doctor.
The Initial Backup Facility provides users with an advanced, yet simple, backup of all critical drive data, such as the Master Boot Record (MBR), Track 0, Boot information, the Partition Table and more; all before performing any critical operations.
Tenders are invited for E Block Ground Floor Right Hand Side in connection with Providing and fixing work station with partition Table with pedestal and drawer in lawyers chamber common hall