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Click here to join today! That did it. Reply With Quote July 8th, 2001,08:45 PM #2 ShaunBlack View Profile View Forum Posts Virtual Intern Join Date Nov 1998 Location Tyler, TX USA Posts 114 Hi, Sorry about your problems! thx in advance. Source

i used delpart.exe and successfully deleted all partitions, even the ghost one. Note: No logical drives exist on the disk. wheerdam Posts: 2771Joined: March 30th, 2003, 7:12 pmLocation: OK, U.S. Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Windows 95/98/ME Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Center For Disease Control Security News / Warnings / Updates

You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. It sounds like you've got a non-Windows element on your hard drive. It's a known limitation of MS-DOS.

Gr3iz replied Nov 6, 2016 at 1:09 PM Make Four Words Gr3iz replied Nov 6, 2016 at 1:07 PM Cannot start Windows if other... CA, USA Posts 318 Unable to delete Ext DOS Partition I'm unable to delete the EXT DOS Partition on my hard drive. SANTOS7 15:43 03 Sep 04 click here this may help cream. 15:48 03 Sep 04 Yes that is fine. No primary drives exist.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. Here's my Partition Information via FDISK: ===================== Current fixed drive: 1 Partition: 1 Status: Type: EXT DOS Volume Label: Mbytes: 251 System: Usage: 1% ===================== I need HELP! Press the key. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

The FDISK Options menu appears. Create DOS Partition or Logical DOS Drive: - Create primary dos partition? Short URL to this thread: Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? reply: All available space in the extended dos partition is assigned to logical drives 2.

  • EXT DOS = Extended DOS partition How to delete a primary partition If you have an extended or logical partition, you cannot remove the primary partition until the extended partition has
  • On option 3 (Delete partition or Logical DOS Drive ), start at option 4 and work down to option 1. 4( Delete Non-DOS Partition), 3 ( Delete Logical DOS Drive(s) in
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  • I guess I need to create a Primary DOS partition first, and install Win98 there, and then do my Linux install with the remaining free space.
  • Delete partition or Logical DOS Drive4.
  • I am using FDISK.

But, are we talking about the same fdisk? Change current fixed disk driveEnter choice(1)Press Esc to exit FDISK Note: Option 5 is only available when a system has more than one hard drive installed 3. Proudly Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group © 1998-2015 mozillaZine All Rights Reserved Jump to content Sign In Create Account View New Content Forums Members Portal More Scot's Newsletter The Delete DOS Partition or Logical DOS Drive menu appears. 5.

Then booting from Red Hat Installation CD, and letting the Autopartition take care of the 2nd 10GB avaliable. this contact form my start-up disk did not have enough space for delpart.exe, so i copied it on an other disk, and after booting with start-up disk, i put the other disk in and Enter choice #1 Press ESC to return to FDISK options When asked if you want to use the maximum size for the partition and make it active, type Y if you Press the key.

And use Autopartition with Linux? Home MS-MVP OENewsreader MoveXP FormatXP CleanInstallXP XPRepairInstall XPFAQ Restore F.A.S.T UpgradeIssues AccessBIOS SpellCheck ViewXPKey SW&Tools Shareware ComputerLinks WinLinks Motorsports OnlineMags FTPLinks Donate Contact Check this link for Dr. Post a reply 8 posts • Page 1 of 1 amr Moderator Posts: 1671Joined: December 11th, 2002, 9:01 amLocation: Indiana, USA Website Posted September 6th, 2003, 11:44 am I'm trying have a peek here What gives????

WebsiteYIM Posted September 6th, 2003, 12:18 pm If you're going to manage your partitions with Linux's Fdisk, you better put the VFAT partition on the beginning of the harddisk, in my The installer has to rewrite the MBR to make the partitions that Linux will need, right? I'm trying the install of Win98 first, on the 1st (only, at this point) 10GB partition.

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I would probably download Master Booter v3.1 ( use their EFdisk program to look at the Ext DOS partition; if it finds it, it will be easy to delete. That's what the Red Hat manual says to do, anyway. I am thinking you need to DELETE existing partitions then create new of which needs to be made "active", and this one be the one you boot from. Windows XP needs an active primary partition (what Microsoft calls a 'system' partition) to install boot files.

but it should be safe I'm weird, damn amr Moderator Posts: 1671Joined: December 11th, 2002, 9:01 amLocation: Indiana, USA Website Posted September 6th, 2003, 12:36 pm That's essentially it. You install it then boot to Red Hat and the installer will take care of the rest of the free unpartitioned space? Thread Starter Joined: Dec 11, 2002 Messages: 14 problem solved. Check This Out Press the key.

Advertisement vzzt! I could run FDISK from Linux, but I don't know the proper command line switches.