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Old 07-23-2004, 07:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default partiton problem, please help, urgent

My brother-in-law just bought himself a sony vaio laptop. the hard drive for some reason came partitioned in half, one part for data, the other is empty and will stay empty, its for "videos and images". how do i go about deleting that partition without messing up the hard drive itself, and os, etc.


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Old 07-23-2004, 07:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
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u have to boot the drive from DOS prompt

and the DOS command for partioyioning is:


delete the partitions, and make 1 single new partition.

(or) if u in london area, come to me, i'll fix that out for u

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Old 07-23-2004, 08:47 PM   #3 (permalink)
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If using window xp, u can just reformat n use it as a 2nd drive.

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