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Windows 7: I want my whole hard-drive back Please

20 Aug 2010   #11
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Did you delete the partition?

Though I'd still do the wipe like in post #9 above first before you delete the partition.


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20 Aug 2010   #12
Gazz777

windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Did you delete the partition?

Though I'd still do the wipe like in post #9 above first before you delete the partition.
I thought I had so I did it again,

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20 Aug 2010   #13
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

It may be because of Grub, did you use that as a boot controller?
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20 Aug 2010   #14
Gazz777

windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

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It may be because of Grub, did you use that as a boot controller?
Unsure what a boot controller is (sorry)
but there was a grub, I think this allowed me to choose between XP and Linux.
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20 Aug 2010   #15
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

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Hello Gazz777, welcome to Seven Forums!





I would use the "Wipe" function in Partition Wizard to over-write the data in the partition first as a delete/format does not over-write the data, it just marks it to be over-written as needed, and it would be best to guarantee that none of the Linux files will come back to bite you later, have a look at the snip below.


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Do this to that partiton first.
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20 Aug 2010   #16
Gazz777

windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Hello Gazz777, welcome to Seven Forums!





I would use the "Wipe" function in Partition Wizard to over-write the data in the partition first as a delete/format does not over-write the data, it just marks it to be over-written as needed, and it would be best to guarantee that none of the Linux files will come back to bite you later, have a look at the snip below.

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Attachment 92267


Do this to that partiton first.
I don't get that option ?


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20 Aug 2010   #17
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

You have use the program at the link below, Windows won't do it.


Partition Wizard Home Edition
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20 Aug 2010   #18
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Your problem is that you ended up with "Free Space", not "Unallocated Space"- Try again - even if you first have to define a new partition in that free space and then start all over again.
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20 Aug 2010   #19
Gazz777

windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
You have use the program at the link below, Windows won't do it.


Partition Wizard Home Edition
Thank for all your help will d/load, nervous times
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20 Aug 2010   #20
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Gazz777 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
You have use the program at the link below, Windows won't do it.


Partition Wizard Home Edition
Thank for all your help will d/load, nervous times




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