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Fdisk problem

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I guess fdisk is actually software, so i'm posting it here.

I'm trying to partition my 200GB HDD, but the only fdisk I have is from a windows 98SE install cd, and it won't recognise more than 50gb.

I need to find some sort of more modern fdisk that can handle much higher capacities. I need to be able to burn it to a CD (No, I can't use floppy), and I guess I have to be able to boot from it. I've had no luck finding such a thing.

EDIT: I managed to partition the whole 200GB using percentages, but, if anyone still knows something about a more modern fdisk that can recognise full sizes (because I wanted to make a 1gb partition for something, but the smalled % I could use was 1%, which gave 1.8gb), it would be much appreciated.

Edited by Seltox, 10 January 2008 - 04:36 PM.

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Fdisk, because of its age, wraps round at the 64Gb mark and this gives the impression it won't see over a certain size - it does, it just doesn't display properly.
Ideally you need something like Partition Magic or, if this is a second drive, you can do all this from within Windows XP.

Edited by Neil Jones, 10 January 2008 - 06:06 PM.

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