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Old 08-11-2011, 05:20 PM   #1
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Need help partitioning NTFS in Kubuntu


Ok, so I've been having a lot of problems with Ubuntu/Kubuntu. So I decided to uninstall it and reinstall W7.

So here's the problem. Whenever I try to install W7 it says the partitions aren't NTFS.

My question, how do you change the partitions to NTFS in Kubuntu?

Thanks!
 
Old 08-11-2011, 05:24 PM   #2
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Simplest way is to just remove those partitions and create new ones with the partitioner of the Windows installer. You can also do that with your (K)Ubuntu live-CD.
 
Old 08-11-2011, 05:25 PM   #3
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And Windows cannot reformat it? As I remember XP had that option during installation.
 
Old 08-11-2011, 05:28 PM   #4
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Simply delete a partition and create a new in the same place (of course using W$7). I don't know how many partitions you have on your hardrive (I mean primary partitions) - but you can remove all these partitions - the disk will be "empty" , W$ during an installtion process will create a necessary NTFS partition using the whole disk.
 
  


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