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Partitioning a hard drive is beneficial if you want to use different versions of OS X or install Windows or Linux on your Mac computer.

Step 1: Back up data
Back up any data on the hard drive to another drive or computer. Partitioning erases a drive.

Tip
In order to partition the startup volume, or the main hard drive of the computer, insert the Mac OS X install disc, restart the computer, and hold down the C key when you hear the startup chimes.

Step 2: Launch disk utility
Go to Applications, then to the Utilities folder, and open Disk Utility.

Step 3: Select drive
Select the disk you want to partition by clicking on its name in the list.

Step 4: Go to partition tab
Click the Partition tab.

Step 5: Setup partition specifics
Choose a volume scheme for the drive and set options for the name and size of each partition. Drag the dividers between the drives to resize them.

Step 6: Apply
Click Apply to partition the drive.

Did You Know?
Released in 1979, the 5MB ST506 was the first hard disk drive for personal computers.

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