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Old 04-04-2005, 05:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Is it possible to partition a drive running on xp without having to format it?

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I would like to know if you ever get it to work ive been trying to do it for ages, and my copy of xp has just f***ed up.....

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after you create a partition, you must format the partition to make it usable by the system.
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Just leave the current partiton there without doing any changes and format it. That's all there is.
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Old 04-04-2005, 09:04 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Sure. Why the heck wouldn't it be?

From RUN, type "diskmgmt.msc", right click on the partition you want to format, and choose "Format" from the option list.

Done deal.

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