Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Partition Question


10 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 
Partition Question

I have a large partition on my one hard drive that is NTFS. A smaller partition is FAT32. Before I install Windows 7, I am going to format the smaller one and remove the partition. This question just came to me. What if I removed the partition before formating? I would have one drive with two types of formatting. Would the system not let me do that or would it just let me do it and screw things up real bad? Just curious?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

10 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

If you deleted the FAT32 partition, it would show up as unallocated space. You could then extend the NTFS partition, or format the old partition the way you want.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Partition Question




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Partition Question
Thread Forum
Solved 100 MB Partition Question General Discussion
Solved Hey all, got a partition question... General Discussion
Solved Question about this partition General Discussion
Partition question Installation & Setup
another partition question General Discussion
Question - partition my HD Hardware & Devices
New Install: HD Partition Question Installation & Setup

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:19 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33