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Windows 7: Can't delete my data partition or format it

30 Jan 2012   #21
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I posted the steps above. You use the snipping tool to capture what you want, and then attach the image file using the paper clip icon, as if it was an e-mail. That way, the image is in your post, and not in a file that people are expected to download and open.


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30 Jan 2012   #22
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lostsoul62 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Infinite View Post
Your Data Partition has your System inside it. That's the problem, somehow move the Data Partition to your main Drive (I don't know how) or reinstall.
No it doesn't, look close my System is my C drive and my data is my G drive
Your boot files are on G:

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
It is exactly as I suspected. Your bootmgr is sitting on partition G and gets automatically imaged with the system. Run these 4 steps and move the bootmgr to C.
Look at your screenshot.

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G: is ACTIVE.


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30 Jan 2012   #23
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18 MATE, W10IP VM, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 
Here's a picture

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DeaconFrost View Post
I posted the steps above. You use the snipping tool to capture what you want, and then attach the image file using the paper clip icon, as if it was an e-mail.
You need to click on the "Post Reply" button, "Go Advanced" button or reply to someone's comment, to see it (the paper clip icon).
It doesn't appear in "Quick Reply".

Here's a picture.
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30 Jan 2012   #24
lostsoul62

Windows 7 x64 RC1, Vista Ultimate, XP Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DeaconFrost View Post
I posted the steps above. You use the snipping tool to capture what you want, and then attach the image file using the paper clip icon, as if it was an e-mail. That way, the image is in your post, and not in a file that people are expected to download and open.
I used the snipping tool but I have to save it somewhere and I used the attachment at this site and uploaded it and I still got a file so what am I doing wrong?
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30 Jan 2012   #25
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18 MATE, W10IP VM, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 
It's just a picture.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lostsoul62 View Post
I used the snipping tool but I have to save it somewhere and I used the attachment at this site and uploaded it and I still got a file so what am I doing wrong?
The "Snipping Tool" creates png files by default (basically ordinary pictures).

Simply choose "Save As" from the "File" menu.
Save the png file (e.g. Pictures Folder, Desktop or any other convenient spot).

You don't need to paste the picture into Word.

If you want to edit it (e.g. highlight a certain area), you could paste it into "Paint" or another graphics program.
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30 Jan 2012   #26
dsperber

Windows 7 Pro x64 (1), Win7 Pro X64 (2)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lostsoul62 View Post
Bottom line: you must move your boot manager files over to C using the recommended approach identified above. This will mark C as now the "active" partition, and G will be marked "inactive". Then you can do anything you want with G.
Thank you for your explanation, I do appreacted it. I will real it over a couple of time to make sure I get it. Thanks again.[/QUOTE]

Note that the first snippet above looks right, but the second sentence looks wrong. That's because your quote of my post was done incorrectly.

"Quoted text" is bounded by a pair of delimiters. The leading delimiter is [ q u o t e ] and the trailing delimiter is [ / q u o t e ] (without the imbedded blanks of course, which I've put here just so I could post it in-stream.

Any text bounded by this pair of starting/ending delimiters will be marked as quoted text and displayed in a box, indented, etc. I'm sure your quotes of my post were intended to appear this way, but did not. And the reason looks like you failed to retain the LEADING DELIMITER. You ended the quoted text correctly with [ / q u o t e ] but you accidentally (or unwittingly) deleted the leading delimiter which is placed their automatically if you push the "QUOTE" button to begin your reply.

That's the easiest way to quote text and then insert your own reply. Start by pushing the QUOTE button and edit the result, being sure to have each subset of quoted text you want to reply to individually bounded by the above described leading and trailing delimiters. And if you do this multiple times, injecting your own reply to each subset of quoted text, just be sure you have each quoted text snippet properly bounded by the pair of delimiters. Then it will all look like you want.

You can verify that it all looks right by using the "Preview Post" button at the bottom of the composition area instead of "Submit Reply". If the preview looks good you can then submit it. If it has problems you can still correct it before posting. And even after posting you can correct it by pushing the EDIT button (which will always appear on your own posts).
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30 Jan 2012   #27
gregrocker

 

Mark C Active in Disk Management or using Diskpart: Partition - Mark as Active (Method Two)

Boot into the Win7 DVD Repair console or System Repair Disk to run Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times until Win7 starts on it's own and C holds the System Active flags.
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