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patchy_pete

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Hi Guys,

In abit of trouble.

When i purchased my computer it had a c:\ partition of 15gig and d:\ partition of something like 100gig.

I am running Windows XP Home and have just purchased Vista upgrade.

I would like to format the whole HD and start from scratch.

But the problem is that i cant format the whole HD. I have deleted the D: partition but windows setup will not let me deleted the c:\ partition as the working files are there.

I feel like throwing the computer out the window!!!!

Peter.
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patchy_pete

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sorry, i forgor to mention that i only wont the 1 partition. not 2.

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acklan

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Go to BootDisk.com and download a boot disk and use Fdisk to delete all your partitions.

Edited by acklan, 03 March 2007 - 07:41 PM.

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wannabe1

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Hi patchy_pete...

If you have an Upgrade version of Vista, you will have to run it from within Windows XP for it to work. Installing the upgrade in this fashion will not allow for formatting the drive.

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