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Old 04-07-2002, 05:46 PM   #1
rdiggidy
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Registered: Apr 2002
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Angry Want my drive back...who's going to give it to me??


Ok I have win xp on drive C (20 gig) and Mandrake 8.1 on drive F (9 gig).

I want to completely format drive F (Linux Os) and have no Idea how to do it?? Seems like it should be an easy task...but I don't know where to start.

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Rdiggidy

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Old 04-07-2002, 06:19 PM   #2
trickykid
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umm.. linux doesn't recognize drive letters.. but if you want your F drive back or the space for winXP, just load up your favorite format program like fdisk or cfdisk.. delete that partition, format it as ntfs or fat32 so your XP can use it..

or you can always load up your mandrake cd, start the install, when it comes time to format your partitions, just create a fat or ntfs partition, format it and then reboot.. there you go, no more linux parititon..

Last edited by trickykid; 04-07-2002 at 06:36 PM.
 
  


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