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PARTITION_INFORMATION_MBR structure

Contains partition information specific to master boot record (MBR) disks.

Syntax


typedef struct _PARTITION_INFORMATION_MBR {
  BYTE    PartitionType;
  BOOLEAN BootIndicator;
  BOOLEAN RecognizedPartition;
  DWORD   HiddenSectors;
} PARTITION_INFORMATION_MBR, *PPARTITION_INFORMATION_MBR;

Members

PartitionType

The type of partition. For a list of values, see Disk Partition Types.

BootIndicator

If the member is TRUE, the partition is a boot partition. When this structure is used with the IOCTL_DISK_SET_PARTITION_INFO_EX control code, the value of this parameter is ignored.

RecognizedPartition

If this member is TRUE, the partition is of a recognized type. When this structure is used with the IOCTL_DISK_SET_PARTITION_INFO_EX control code, the value of this parameter is ignored.

HiddenSectors

The number of hidden sectors to be allocated when the partition table is created.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows XP [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]

Header

WinIoCtl.h (include Windows.h)

See also

File System Recognition
IOCTL_DISK_GET_PARTITION_INFO_EX
IOCTL_DISK_SET_PARTITION_INFO_EX
PARTITION_INFORMATION_EX

 

 

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