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Windows 7: format the partition containing windows

16 Jul 2011   #1

Wnidows 7 32 bit ultimate
format the partition containing windows

Hello everyone. I have two windows on my system, one in drive C and another in drive D. Both are windows 7. Now, I want to format the partition D but I cannot. could u please help me in this issue? I want just keep the windows in drive C and format all thing of drive D...

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16 Jul 2011   #2

Windows 10 Education 64 bit

You better have a look in disk management and see which partition is your primary boot partition. Post a screen shoot of it with the snipping tool to this thread if you like. Just because the partition is labeled D: doesn't mean its the second partition on the drive. Are you getting a screen asking you to select which windows 7 install to boot too when you boot up the PC?
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16 Jul 2011   #3

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Welcome aboard, roza

Can you post a screenshot of the full screen disk management window to get a better understanding ?

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The procedure of formatting a partition containing windows is as follows :

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16 Jul 2011   #4
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W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello roza, welcome to Seven Forums!

We really need to see a snip of Windows disk management before we can give you the correct advice on the best way forward; there's a lot of useful information in this tutorial linked below.

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