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Windows 7: Delete EFI System Partition on external hard drive

16 Jun 2018   #1
Sylveon Fetish

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 
Delete EFI System Partition on external hard drive

I have an external hard drive that was given to me and I am unable to delete the EFI System Partition on it. The instructions here are false. When I tell it to "delete partition override" it tells me that there are no partitions to delete. The rest of the drive is unallocated because I deleted the main partition but the EFI System Partition is still there and refuses to delete no matter what.


What is the real way to delete the EFI System Partition because this website along with all others that say the same thing is false?


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17 Jun 2018   #2
Paul Black

7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi Sylveon Fetish,

Have you tried deleting the EFI partition by running DISKPART from an Elevated Window's command prompt?

I hope this helps!
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