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Windows 7: Partition Delete Error

21 Jun 2011   #1
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Partition Delete Error

I had fedora12 dual booted on my laptop, I needed to erase the partition and re install Linux, so I deleted the partition data, but when I tried to delete the partition itself. An error popped up saying it cannot be deleted not enough memory. How come I can't delete this partition.


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21 Jun 2011   #2
Devux

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Where are you trying to delete this partition from? Windows disk management or an install disc?
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21 Jun 2011   #3
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Windows Disk Management
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21 Jun 2011   #4
Devux

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You should be able to just right click on the partition and choose delete, not sure if you are doing this from a Windows XP or 7 machine, but it will be the same regardless. Once the partition is deleted you will have a large unallocated space, where you can create a new partition and install your operating system, from the install disc.
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21 Jun 2011   #5
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Windows7 home premium 64 bit. But yeah I already erased the data in the partition. But when I try to delete the actual partition. It says it can't be deleted not enough memory.
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21 Jun 2011   #6
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You can delete it using the Installation DVD Custom>Drive options, free Partition Wizard, or use Diskpart "Force Delete Override" command from Elevated Command Prompt:
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