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Old 04-25-2004, 10:39 AM   #1
alex101
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Formatting Linux HDD


Hi,

I have an old hard drive with Mandrake 10.0 installed on it. I would like to give it to a friend to use as extra storage for his computer. He has WinXP Pro installed on his computer and doesn't want to use Linux. WinXP also doesn't recognize it. How can I format this hard drive so Windows can recognize it (FAT/FAT32/NTFS)?

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Old 04-25-2004, 11:02 AM   #2
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windows' fdisk should have an option for "delete non dos partition"
 
  


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