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Old 06-01-2007, 04:12 AM   #1
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Default Ever have a partition that wont go away?

Well I do. I was re-installing Fedora on my HDD and made a 20gig partition for it, and 1gig for swap. Something went wrong so I deleted the partition, and went to add the free space back to my Windows partition(as I normally do) and it would not combine. It really pissing me off cause its 20gigs of dead space that I might need.

As you can see it IS "free space" and not formatted. Now how can I put this space back on my Windows partition?

BTW I used Arcnis Disk Director for all my partitioning/formatting. I'm downloading Gparted now and gunna give that a try tomarrow.
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Default Re: Ever have a partition that wont go away?

Its probably from your linux install, windows might be having problems reading it or something.
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Old 06-01-2007, 04:36 AM   #3
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try using the trial version of partiton magic that is a very powerful program
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Default Re: Ever have a partition that wont go away?

If you do a low level format of the entire drive that will clear it up, most HDD diagnostic utilities have this option.
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Default Re: Ever have a partition that wont go away?

Got it fixed, even though it ruined my Windows partition. Oh well, It was bout time for a clean install anyways
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Old 06-01-2007, 08:39 AM   #6
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Okay, as you wish. I would have used Partition magic for a first, then finished off with Windows's partitioning.
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Default Re: Ever have a partition that wont go away?

I'm having real bad problems with my partitions. I can't resize or delete them. I keep getting errors with both Acronis and Partition Magic. What's a program that's guaranteed to work?
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What errors are you getting?
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