Cannot Delete Extended Partition While Logical Drives Exist
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But, are we talking about the same fdisk? The message: Enter Volume Label appears. 9. Don't know what went wrong but it sorted it.Also Thanks SANTOS7, I saw that MS KB Page but seemed a bit long winded with lots of links.Ta again V.I.
Norm12-18-01, 09:49 PMDon't you mean Fdisk, with a K, and not Fdisc witha C ? Which will be the next OS install. Norm12-17-01, 02:44 PMNever heard of Fdisc myself. this is why you'll be asked again for a comfirmation by typing in a "Y" 8) Boot the system again. 9) Type in "d:setup" without the quotes to start installing windows.
Do you wish to enable large disk support (Y/N)? Results 1 to 6 of 6 Thread: How to delete NTFS partition with fdisk? Sid12-17-01, 04:10 PMI used to have it as well. At the DOS prompt, type: fdisk and press the
Let me know and I'll put the file up somewhere for downloading. WebsiteYIM Posted September 6th, 2003, 11:50 am fdisk /dev/hd? (your harddrive) While within fdisk shell, I think the command p will list your partitions, and d will allow you to delete You can install XP on that partition or on another partition, primary or logical. It gives you the run around.
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 Check This Out We're not affiliated or endorsed by the Mozilla Corporation but we love them just the same. The message: Are you sure(Y/N) appears. 9. so one way says there arent any logical drives and the other wont work cause it says THE LOGICAL DRIVES STILL EXIST..When deleting partitions before xp on me or 98, i
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- I *can* boot to a shell with one of my Red Hat installation CD's.
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- then - it says, THERE ARE NO LOGICAL DRIVES.
- Sid12-17-01, 03:31 PMNever tried that debug script Norm.
- Several functions may not work.
- I allways debug before install.
- You have all these features on the windows XP disk.
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Sid12-17-01, 03:47 PMThats the one I use. The FDISK Options menu appears. You install it then boot to Red Hat and the installer will take care of the rest of the free unpartitioned space? Source Then one more "Y" 5) Next choose the option to "Create a partion" It will calculate the partion size automaticall for you then give you the option to change the size
The problem is Fdisk cannot delete NTFS partitions Use 'ranish partition manager'- put in on a floppy, create a boot disk, boot to dos ,run ranish- it is reasonably user friendly Then try deleting it. When I try to delete the extended partition with FDISK, I get an error saying: Code: Select allCannot delete Extended DOS Partition while logical drives exist. THANKS..
I had this 4.2GB Fujitsu drive that I was trying to clear off. Be careful, deleting partitions is irrevocable; all data on the drive will be lost permanently. they are set 50% each. http://inviewsoftware.com/cannot-delete/cannot-delete-extended-dos-partition-while-logical-drives-exists.html lol The page says that it is for wiping the MBR so I guess that's what it does.
It won't let you delete the extended, because it says you have logical drives, but yet when you try to delete logical drive, it says so logical drives exist, right? Getting the drive ready for windows installation 1) Boot the system from the "start up" floppy. 2) Type in "fdisc" without the quotes. At the DOS prompt, type: fdisk and press the
i have never dealt with xp before and i deleted the partition that said ntfs, but there was no % with it. Here they are: Undocumented or little known FDISK parameters: FDISK 1/PRI:100 - Command line to create a 100 meg DOS partition on hard drive 1. TechRepublic Search GO CXO Cloud Big Data Security Innovation More Software Data Centers Networking Startups Tech & Work All Topics Sections: Photos Videos All Writers Newsletters Forums Resource Library Tech Pro I'm scared of that Disk Druid deal.
I'm having trouble deleting an extended DOS partition. I got desperate and decided to surf the web. Press the
It wipes out everything, and the partition. The Delete Extended DOS Partition menu appears.