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Old 11-23-2009, 10:44 AM   #16
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Since he doesn't mind formatting the drive, I don't think he wants to install Win on an ext3 partition. That would be indeed bizarre, because windows has no native support for ext3 at all.

The problem is that the partition is not primary. No amount of fs changing can fix that.
 
Old 11-23-2009, 06:09 PM   #17
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The problem of primary partitions can be solved by using third party software such as ranish (free) or some such. Ranish offers users the option to select which partitions will be considered as primary at boot time. This means that you could have dozens of primary partitions on a single drive (but only in theory as ranish gives access to only four primary partitions at the same time).

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Old 11-27-2009, 01:16 AM   #18
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Thanks everyone for the support.
It's done now.
 
Old 11-27-2009, 10:25 AM   #19
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