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Windows 7: not able to format C drive !!!

13 Aug 2009   #11
sergiogarcia9

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zidane24 View Post
I might be wrong but you can't do drive fomats from within Windows 7 through setup for Windows 7...I could be wrong
I'm pretty sure you can delete the partion, and then format
edit: Gonna try it out myself.


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13 Aug 2009   #12
myzr7

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

Vista is the active partition with the boot files on it? Is this a dual boot set-up?
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13 Aug 2009   #13
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sergiogarcia9 View Post
I'm pretty sure you can delete the partion, and then format
edit: Gonna try it out myself.
It might be me but I can't eedit drives under Windows 7 setup when in a live envrioment of Windows 7...just checked
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13 Aug 2009   #14
bankerrahul

Windows 7 ultimate 7260 x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by myzr7 View Post
Vista is the active partition with the boot files on it? Is this a dual boot set-up?
dual boot
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13 Aug 2009   #15
sergiogarcia9

 

you were right zidane, you can only format the drives if you boot from the disc
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13 Aug 2009   #16
sergiogarcia9

 

Just found this on the net, try to read it

How to uninstall Windows Vista | Windows Vista for Beginners
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13 Aug 2009   #17
bankerrahul

Windows 7 ultimate 7260 x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sergiogarcia9 View Post
you were right zidane, you can only format the drives if you boot from the disc
now what ???
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13 Aug 2009   #18
sergiogarcia9

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bankerrahul View Post
now what ???
read my previous post
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13 Aug 2009   #19
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sergiogarcia9 View Post
you were right zidane, you can only format the drives if you boot from the disc
It is better that way...editing drives live is risky
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13 Aug 2009   #20
bankerrahul

Windows 7 ultimate 7260 x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sergiogarcia9 View Post
read my previous post
oh...thanks so much sir...
i will give it a try tonight...as i am running late..its wuite late here ...
thanks...good night
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