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Old 12-11-2003, 03:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey how is it going everybody. I have a problem I am working on a computer that has a non dos partition. I would like to change it to a fat32 partition. I tried to run pq magic 8.0 but it could not change it without formating the drive. Is there a way to change it to fat32 without loosing the data on the drive.
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What file system is the non-dos partition using? Is it Linux based (Ext2, Ext3, XFS, etc) or is it Windows based NTFS?

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The computer is using windows 98 SE. The computer is a gateway. I don't even know what they were thinking in putting the computer in a non dos partition.
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So the entire drive is setup as a non-dos partition? If this is the case you will have to copy the data to another drive and then reformat the drive to a FAT32 file system.

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