What is the minimum size of the partition for a hard disk?

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Computer hardware refers to the physical parts of a computer and related devices. Internal hardware devices include motherboards, hard drives, and RAM. External hardware devices include monitors, keyboards, mice, printers, and scanners.

The internal hardware parts of a computer are often referred to as components, while external hardware devices are usually called peripherals. Together, they all fall under
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well, a hard disk manager program can create a partition that has near zero size -- but it would be useless [except to 'hide' security files]
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in what file system? depends on what partition allocation size you set, and options vary based on the file system.
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It depends on the filesystem but generally, you can make it as small as you want or fill up the entire hard disk.

I usually make at least 3 partitions, one for the OS and programs (so they don't mess up with my data), one for files (for easier recovery and safer system upgrades), and one for virtual memory (since I can't afford that much RAM).
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The minimum size for a partition is based on the purpose of that partition.  Many OEM Hard Drives have a "Recovery" partition set aside for the storage of System Recovery files, and in some cases, I think it is as small as 1 GB (Gigabyte).  50 or 100 GBs might make a bit more sense from a practical standpoint, given the storage requirements of modern Operating Systems including those of Microsoft Corporation and the many,
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