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I tried Code: Select all# fdisk -p /dev/hdaandCode: Select all# fdisk -p /dev/hdb But neither worked. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? 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... If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Set Active Partition: reply: The only startable partition on drive 1 is already set active 3. Thanks! It will ask you to confirm you choice by typing "Y" 4) Next it asks for another confirmation from you by asking you to type in the volume number of the I'm weird, damn amr Moderator Posts: 1671Joined: December 11th, 2002, 9:01 amLocation: Indiana, USA Website Posted September 6th, 2003, 12:09 pm Yep.

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dan-a-medic12-17-01, 02:07 PMHere's what I have: Setting up the hard drive: Formatting & Partitioning. Press the <1> key to Delete Primary DOS Partition. 6. If CTH has helped you, please consider liking and sharing us on Facebook Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... I got desperate and decided to surf the web.

Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Search Thread Advanced Search Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode 12-12-2002,05:04 PM From the FDISK Options menu, press the <3> key. 2. Be careful, deleting partitions is irrevocable; all data on the drive will be lost permanently. Thread Starter Joined: Dec 11, 2002 Messages: 14 what i want to do is have my disk space united.

Back to top #8 OFFLINE Peachy Peachy Anarquista De Sartorial Forum Moderators 5,398 posts Posted 10 May 2006 - 05:41 PM The reason FDISK isn't working is because the drive Having said that, these usually are vulnerable to FDISKing. You have all these features on the windows XP disk. case closed cheerz vzzt!, Jan 20, 2003 #7 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies.

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The FDISK Options menu appears. Advertisement vzzt! We're not affiliated or endorsed by the Mozilla Corporation but we love them just the same. It will wipe out any type of partition.

I never took the time to read it when I posted the link. Back to top #4 OFFLINE Jeber Jeber Still Version 1.0 beta Forum Moderators 4,634 posts Posted 10 May 2006 - 01:24 PM If you have a single extended DOS partition Norm12-17-01, 03:55 PMI took that script and had a friend make a .com file out of it. The .com file is saved for future use.

Getting the drive ready for windows installation 1) Boot the system from the "start up" floppy. 2) Type in "fdisc" without the quotes. If you do not see the message the FDISK Options menu will appear without any prompting. 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 - have a peek here FDISK /STATUS - Shows you the current status of your hard drives.

the problem is that i cannot use all the space. If the following message appears: Your computer has a disk larger than 512 MB. Thanks for the help, got the drive working fine!

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Join over 733,556 other people just like you! Yeah, it's saved me from a lot of troubles with Fdisk. 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! All rights reserved.

so i end up with extended dos partition at 50% and thats it. 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 reply: All available space in the extended dos partition is assigned to logical drives 2. Check This Out The Delete Extended DOS Partition menu appears.