How To Fix Cannot Delete Extended Dos Partition While Logical Drives Exists (Solved)

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Join over 733,556 other people just like you! Back to top #3 OFFLINE muckshifter muckshifter Topic Cop Members 951 posts Posted 10 May 2006 - 01:22 PM Quotesuggestion, create a smaller (4 - 8 gb) partition and load wheerdam Posts: 2771Joined: March 30th, 2003, 7:12 pmLocation: OK, U.S. This thread is now locked and can not be replied to. have a peek at this web-site

BambiAKA Fran My Public Key for Email :: BambisMusings Blog :: Fran's Computer Services Blog :: MyPassionIsBooks Blog :: 5BuckReview :: CNIRadio"The Net interprets censorship as damage and routes around it." so: /dev/hda1 - 10-15GB VFAT/Win32 LBA /dev/hda2 - ext2/3 Boot (I usually put 100MB here) /dev/hda3 - swap (Double of your RAM, but there's a limit which I forgot) /dev/hda4 - Hope this helps you! i have even tried to set the extended partition and it still says "no logical drives defined".

Press the key. Several functions may not work. Anyway, one method to remove the unremovable is DELPART. Book your tickets now and visit Synology.

vzzt!, Jan 19, 2003 #6 vzzt! I hope this helps. Terms of Use for Electronic Resources and Copyright Information Last updated January 26, 2005 - DF Register Help Remember Me? All rights reserved.

The message Primary DOS Partition deleted appears. 11. Press the key and then press the key. Press the key. Set Active Partition: reply: The only startable partition on drive 1 is already set active 3.

Do you wish to enable large disk support (Y/N)? If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. I've encountered 2 main possibilities in this sort of scenario... Then booting from Red Hat Installation CD, and letting the Autopartition take care of the 2nd 10GB avaliable.

This can leave behind a phantom logical that won't be deleted at all, although it is usually smaller than the size you've mentioned. i have even gone back and tried deleting the primary first, and it goes fine. Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy Log in 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

If so and if that partition was formated with Linux's own file system, fdisk will not recognize the partition. Check This Out Try our mobile theme. It is most adept at ripping out these sorts of things, but I must advise using with caution Below is a link to a download page for it... reply: cannot delete primary dos partition on drives when an extended dos partition exists - Delete extended dos partition?

Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. so. Having said that, these usually are vulnerable to FDISKing. Source Back to top #6 OFFLINE ross549 ross549 I live here.

It will wipe out any type of partition. If you do not see the message the FDISK Options menu will appear without any prompting. 3. Just boot from cdrom and when it asks you which partition you want to install XP on, just delete the partition.

When I run fdisk (win98 version) and try to delete the extended partition it says "cannot delete extended dos partition while logical drives exist" so when I try to delete logical

and i m not good at dos etc thank you very much guys - you really have been HELPFUL cheers JoyousMonkey, rugrat, even NotRite² i ll let you know if problem Thread Starter Joined: Dec 11, 2002 Messages: 14 yes! Without it, political life as such would be meaningless. Advanced Search Forum General Tech Technical Support How to delete NTFS partition with fdisk?

i will start with 4: Display Partition information in order to let you first know about the system and afterwards with options 1, 2, 3. 4. Do you want to display the logical drive information? (Y/N) if i select yes, it says: NO LOGICAL DRIVES DEFINED TOTAL EXTENDED DOS PARTITION SIZE 965 MBYTES if i select no, they are set 50% each. Press the key.

Press the key. WebsiteYIM Posted September 6th, 2003, 1:25 pm Good luck on the install, I'm going to install gentoo tonight as part of my weekend project I'm weird, damn 8 posts • Page Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. But, are we talking about the same fdisk?

you could respond to [email protected] also if it was easier for you. . Press the <1> key to Delete Primary DOS Partition. 6. Giggle n' Bits 00:46 07 Sep 04 Thanks to the Village idot, it worked. Press the key to delete the Extended DOS Partition. 5.

Thanks! Topic Tools #1 February 5th, 2004, 01:15 AM gayle New Member Join Date: Feb 2004 Posts: 1 Delete Extended Partition i had windows xp on a hp pavillion. Delete Primary DOS Partition ††††††††††††††† Delete Primary DOS Partition Current fixed disk drive: 1Partition Status† Type†††† Volume Label† Mbytes† System†† Usage C: 1††††††† A††† PRI DOS†† PROGRAMS††††††† 500†† FAT16†††† 25% Total Thread Status: Not open for further replies.

It was previously used as a secondary storage drive.PROBLEM: In the step before formatting: (FDISK says there is: 1 EXT DOS Partition, No logical drives defined),(FDISK then says: Cannot delete Extended I'm having trouble deleting an extended DOS partition. After that, fdisk will no longer see any logical drives and you will be able to delete your ext dos partition. Thanks for the help, got the drive working fine!

Set active partition3. I'm weird, damn amr Moderator Posts: 1671Joined: December 11th, 2002, 9:01 amLocation: Indiana, USA Website Posted September 6th, 2003, 12:23 pm Red Hat seems to be recommending that I install I could run FDISK from Linux, but I don't know the proper command line switches. Cody, you just saved my life...5 years later hehehehe.

The message, Extended DOS Partition deleted appears. 6. XP's installer can do all the disk partitionning for you. ' actually the reason that men live together in political organisations at all. when i get to the second step and hit number 3 for "delete logical dos drives in the extended dos partion..,,IT SAYS EVERYTIME- "no logical drives defined.