1. Pronounced eff-disk, fdisk is an external MS-DOS utility that is used to configure the computers fixed disk drives. With fdisk, you're able to delete, create, and partition different portions of the hard drive. Fdisk was first made available in MS-DOS 3.3x and was also available in all earlier versions of Windows including Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows ME. With the introduction of Windows XP, fdisk was replaced with the graphical Windows Disk Management utility and recovery console diskpart command.
- See the fdisk command page for complete information and help with the fdisk command.
2. A partition table manipulator for Linux.
- See the Linux fdisk command for further information on this command.