When working with Windows Disk Management, you see that one of your disks is identified as a “Foreign Drive.” What is a foreign drive?
A) A drive that was manufactured in another country
B) A drive that contains files that are unidentified by the operating system
C) A drive that contains hidden partitions
D) A drive that was moved from another Windows system
E) A drive that speaks with a heavy accent
The answer: D) A drive that was moved from another Windows system
A dynamic disk that is moved from one system to another will be marked as Foreign by the Windows operating system.
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