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Windows 7: formatting half of partitioned C drive

01 Mar 2011   #11
mdamon

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

that doesnt have to be a DVD?


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01 Mar 2011   #12
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

From Option One step #3 from the tutorial.

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3. Insert a blank CD or DVD into your CD/DVD drive and click on the Create disc button.
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01 Mar 2011   #13
mdamon

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

Thank you, sorry. I'm on little to none sleep and I know im close. Laziness. :S Once i get it burned and started ill post more info weather i got it or not

again, thanks for the prompt replies
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01 Mar 2011   #14
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

You could put it om a USB stick also.


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01 Mar 2011   #15
mdamon

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

haha, dont even get me started on the usb...im doing this on a dell dimension 2400...and for some reason it will not boot from usb AT ALL
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01 Mar 2011   #16
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

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01 Mar 2011   #17
mdamon

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

SUCCESS!
at first I wasnt sure it was working

ran it two more times, started from C: and windows 7 booted.
Thank You again!
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01 Mar 2011   #18
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Glad I could help; now you can use Step numbers 2 & 3 to recover the old XP space.


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01 Mar 2011   #19
mdamon

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

UGH, ha, hate to burst the bubble, it did boot. However...when i boot, its just a blue screen lke an only school windows, and i can only access task manager...cant access all my files, and wont show my original desktop i had.
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01 Mar 2011   #20
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Can you post a camera snap of Partition Wizard?


There are ways to get your data if it comes to that.

How to Copy & Paste in Recovery Console on Windows 7 or Vista
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