Windows 8 'Storage Spaces' Feature Screenshots Leaked

Windows 8 leaks continues, now PCBeta has now posted a couple of screenshots of Windows 8, showing off a new feature called "Storage Spaces." The option seems to being added for people who want to recover in case of a hard drive failure.In order to work, the 'Storage Spaces' feature seems to require at least […]

Windows 8Windows 8 leaks continues, now PCBeta has now posted a couple of screenshots of Windows 8, showing off a new feature called "Storage Spaces." The option seems to being added for people who want to recover in case of a hard drive failure.

In order to work, the 'Storage Spaces' feature seems to require at least two hard drives. Ater selecting the drive to use, Windows 8 owners will then, can name the storage space as well as the drive letter.

"If you have two hard drives on your PC, you can select the 2-way Mirror selection from the Fault Tolerance menu. The idea is that your files in the Storage Space will be safe if one of the two main drives failed. If you have three hard drive you can select the 3-way Mirror option to protect your files if, by some massive bad stroke of luck, you have two of the three drives fail in your PC," revealed.

The feature also allow you to select how much your Storage Space can hold. After that's done the free storage capacity is used for the Storage space feature.

Here are the screen shots:

Windows 8 Storage Spaces Feature: create new pool and storage space

Windows 8 Storage Spaces Feature: select drive to storage pool

Windows 8 Storage Spaces Feature: select name

Windows 8 Storage Spaces Feature: manage storage spaces