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Old 11-10-2001, 12:10 AM   #1
steven
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Partition Help


Ok, I have a couple questions regarding recombing partitions. A while ago, I installed Suse linux 7.1 on my computer. I have one hard drive c: . I allocated 2 gigs of my 30gigs to linux and the other 28 to Windows. Since I uninstalled linux, I was wondering how I could recover the space that I gave linux when I set it up? I have run fdisk and here is my partition information
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 Partition  Status   Type  Volume  Label  Mbytes Syste
c: 1           A                          27180   FAT32
   2                                       2001
So how can I recover those extra 2 gigs of space? Any help is greatly appreciated.
 
Old 11-10-2001, 06:14 AM   #2
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Re: Partition Help

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So how can I recover those extra 2 gigs of space? Any help is greatly appreciated.
What I would do is to grab a rescue utility like Tom's root-n-boot

http://www.toms.net/rb/

And use the fdisk program that comes with it to change the partition type of your linux partition to "b" (Windows FAT32).

Or you can use Partition Magic (I imagine) to do this. And finally, you can get a DOS partition program from:

http://www.users.intercom.com/~ranish/part/


John
 
  


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