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: Broken partition cannot be deleted formatted or resized


08 Sep 2012   #1

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Broken partition cannot be deleted formatted or resized

I have this broken partition on my computer. If I open it in the disk administrator it says that it is formatted. The problem is that it isn't formatted correctly and that I can't read it, change it's properties or delete it. If I try to do anything with it the tool says that the file is not found.

I really want to delete it to get the space back. What can I do? The problem is likely that my harddrive has recorded somewhere that a partition exists while it in reality doesn't. Is there a way to make my computer realize that it is actually unallocated space?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

08 Sep 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP

 

Run Disk Check


What tool are you using? Use Disk Mgmt or Partition Wizard installed version to make use of its Check File System feature.

If it fails Then run the HD maker's HD Diagnostic extended CD scan.

Report back results.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Broken partition cannot be deleted formatted or resized




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Broken partition cannot be deleted formatted or resized
Thread Forum
I have a broken partition that cannot be deleted, formatted or resized Hardware & Devices
I am so mad please help me Windows Media Deleted- Broken Library General Discussion
will the partition of ubuntu get formatted or deleted? Installation & Setup
Windows 7 resized c: partition. Powers up and that's it. General Discussion
partition table issue - win7 hidden partition formatted Installation & Setup
Alert to format the resized partition General Discussion
Recover a formatted partition General Discussion

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 03:53 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