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Windows 7: Triple boot, can't install vista


11 Jul 2010   #11
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Shayx View Post
it said clean all earlier he changed it.
never mind, there was nothing on the partitions anyway.

now i have one primary partition, no os installed.
can i divide it to 3 primary partitions in advance using diskpart?
Hello Shayx.



Yes you can, here are the commands.

diskpart <enter>
List disk <enter>
select disk # (# your disk number) <enter>
create partition primary 10240MB <enter> you will have to enter the size you want to create in MB

Do that for all the partitions/volumes you want to create.


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11 Jul 2010   #12
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If you want a GUI to see better what you are doing, use free Partition Wizard bootable CD as suggested earlier. It is a great tool to have around for Windows 7.

It also has the ability to wipe specific partitions, whereas DISKPART can only Clean a volume or disk.
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