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Windows 7: Dual boot problem

15 Jan 2015   #1
zmarkoni2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Dual boot problem

Hello people,
I tried to create a partition for dual booting,
I created a volume WITHOUT formatting.
I couldnt install windows 10 on the volume, so I came back to delete the partition. When I came back, it had no letters and when I clicked delete it said " Cant find the file specified".
Please help!


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15 Jan 2015   #2
ShoTTaS

Windows 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

Can you post a screenshot from your Computer Management.

Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image
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15 Jan 2015   #3
zmarkoni2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Well, now I am in school and I can only describe it ubtil I get back home.
It looks normal, but that partition has NO letter or name, it just says 60 GB and healthy
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15 Jan 2015   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Right click on that partition in Disk Management.
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15 Jan 2015   #5
zmarkoni2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

And what shall I do after right clicking?
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15 Jan 2015   #6
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Either finish the partition ( format it and give it a letter ) or just delete it to un allocated space, you can still install 10 on that.

Just post the shot of DM when you can, we will go from there.
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15 Jan 2015   #7
zmarkoni2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Ok, I can post in 5 hours.
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15 Jan 2015   #8
zmarkoni2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Screenshots

So here is the screenshot how the Disk managment looks:

Notice how one of the partitions has only 59 GB and says Healty?

And here is a screenshot when I try to delete and try to rename it or format it:


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Dual boot problem-untitled.png   Dual boot problem-delete-partition-error.png  
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15 Jan 2015   #9
doctore

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

Did you try command line with "diskpart"? Common commands are here: DiskPart Command-Line Options

See if you can format or delete the volume this way.
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15 Jan 2015   #10
zmarkoni2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I listed the partitions, but it did not list the one with 58 GB, and it is still in the disk management.
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