delete the partition, volume disk empty retractable without data loss in Windows 7
When installed win 7 XP had disk c (everything on it) and F drive (empty). Need more space on the C drive. in disk management it says I can reduce F but it does not allow me to expand C. Can I delete this partition, or how to develop C? In f, he said I can reduce F by concert 87 180 concerts available to it. If I have this narrowing it will go to C drive and not lose information and the program on this subject?
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I have a laptop with a 500 GB hard drive. I have windows 8 is installed. How can I convert this disk to dynamic disk to basic disk? Is this some Partttion managers as EaseUs allow convert dynamic disk to basic disk to the disk on which the operating system is installed?
The disk must not have any volumes nor contain no data until you can change to a basic disk. If you want to keep your data, back it up or move it to another volume, before converting the disk a basic disk.
Note: If you convert Dynamic Drive reader Basic with Windows installed Windows does not start.
For more information, see change back to a basic disk dynamic disk. (Valid also for Windows 8)
You can also post your query to Microsoft TechNet Forum for more information.
Hope this information helps. If you need help with Windows, let us know and will be happy to help you.
Then when I got my Toshiba Satellite A50, he had no partition that I knew of, just a drive C with XP installed on it. But the disk that it came with to reformat the hard drive and reinstall XP is creating a partition!
So it's not the original or set up installation I've had... I have an external hard drive, I don't want a partition.
How can I delete the partition? I'm ready to completely reformat the entire hard drive again, but if so, how do I that?
The Toshiba CD doesn't really give me a prompt to go reformatting the hard drive me...
The other annoying, that of my C drive is NTFS, but the disc creates a drive NTFS and FAT32 other... too... which is really scary, is when the Toshiba disk loads, it says "loading Windows 98"... to my understanding of my laptop NEVER had 98 on it... I pray that this is not a 98 - xp upgrade. It seems that someone gave me the wrong drive with my laptop computer?
Or am I worrying over nothing?
Believe me worry for nothing! Please don t be confused about W98 loading message. The unit starts in DOS mode and it's the same as on W98.
Now step by step explanation: I did the procedure of recovery many times and have a little experience with it.
When starts, CD recovery menu displays with two options: modes of STANDARD facilities and EXPERT. STANDARD mode simply erase the whole HARD drive and creates one partition (the whole HARD disk capacity) for the installation of the OS.
EXPERT mode should be used if you want to install the operating system on already created partition or if you want to create a new partition for the installation of the OS. Note You can create only the first partition it (C :) and you can not edit already created the partition.)
In my opinion, it is always good to have two partitions, one for the operating system and installation and a second for recording data. You might not always drive external HARD with you. If something is wrong at any time, you can install the OS on the first partition without losing the data stored on the other.
Anyway, to start the recovery procedure and choose the recovery STANDARD (option 1) procedure. The whole HARD drive will be formatted and Os will be installed on a partition.
Bye and if you have any other questions please write again.
Now how can does anyone I delete the partition on that disk (PX1267E - 1 32) CDF?
I want this disc using as an external USB without the CDFS partition hard drive.
I do not use the REGEN backup software.
Is this possible? I've tried several programs to delete this partition, but now, we did get the job done.
To be honest I ve no experience with these external hard drives, but generally the scores of all would be removed from the HARD drive if you want to format the HARD drive.
Try to format it!
I had a window of crash - like (although I don't know the condition) and I went to the computer-fixing shop and tell them to fix my machine... then they finished and when I got home got hard drive partition and I have multi-boot system... I want to delete the partition and format the primary partition has if little volume... can someone help me what I can do because I tried to format it, but all came to the error... Please help me
Remove accidental installation of a 2nd copy of Win7
Uninstall Windows 7 on a multiboot system (applies to remove 2nd install Windows 7 as well)
To remove the Windows 7 multiboot screen
Even if you delete or format the partition containing Windows 7, it can still appear as an operating system option when you start your computer. You can remove Windows 7 from the multiboot screen.
1. open System Configuration by clicking on the button start the picture of the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking system and security, clicking Administrative Tools, and then double-click the System Configuration. ? Need administrator permission if you are prompted for an administrator password or a confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
2. click on the Startup tab and then click on the list? Windows 7.? (That you removed)
3. click on remove, set the time of '0', click on 'Apply' and 'OK' and then click on restart.
Start-up of the first copy of Windows 7 (normally the the second entry in the start menu).
Make sure you use indeed the 1st copy that you have installed. Open "Disk management", the partition that you started now will be marked as Boot, Page File, Crash Dump, primary Partition of Windows 7). The other (second copy) will be marked only as "Primary Partition".
Now using disk management to format the partition where the second copy is installed.
Run EasyBCD and remove the entry for the second copy.
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I recently got a MacBook Pro 15 "2015 model retina running MacOSX 10.11.5 El Capitan.
My steps for installing Windows 8.1:
Create a. ISO file from DVD installation disc and save it. ISO on a USB Flash drive.
run bootcamp and run the. Location of the ISO on the usb flash drive.
The SSD partition
and then it reboot and the windows installer is on and I finish installing Windows 8.1
then the program to install bootcamp drivers intervenes and installs the drivers
then it restarts and I upgraded towing 10 Windows later and update the bootcamp drivers
Then I start to Mac OS X, but the OSXRESERVED partition is still there.
And when I restart by pressing the option key, I see 1 Macintosh HD but 2 displayed Windows disks
Is it safe to delete the partition OSXRESERVED? I read online that deleting it will cause 10 Windows do not to start over.
Or should I leave it alone?
I have a mobile shadow Smart Power (a special Aldi 2004), which comes with no hidden restore disc, but it has a much utility and disk etc. drive OEM drive. I need to reformat C and reinstall XP Home... nothing seems to work - after surfing several hours for a reply and try to all the ones I found! I can not get an option to format using disk management, because it is grayed out, and if I use the disc provided as a boot disk, I can't delete the partition as it says that it is in use / mounted. Can anyone help please... as I suspect that the XP disc resembles C and just by looking at him, he believes that it is in use, so it will not let me delete the partition or format C. I don't know how to get around this problem with the discs that I have... and experience tells me that shadow are desperate for assistance to the user, so there is probably no point of contact with them.
All I can understand about shadow is that it was an Austrian company which has since been bought by a Taiwanese company and has almost no information available online support (although there seems to be quite expensive telephone support lines).
You cannot remove or format the system partition (the one where Windows) of Windows. This is why there are bootable CD installation/restoration of the system, the idea being that if you run with an operating system on the CD, you can do what you like on the hard drive.
Your drive "OEM", is supposed to be a system restore disk or just a collection of software and drivers?
If it is a restore disk, when you start from it, it should just restore the computer to its original state, or at least give you an option to do so.
Can you describe the screens that appear when you start from your OEM drive?
Original title: Start-up aid
Well, then I got the bluescreen 0cx000021c yesterday and got during windows startup. I think it is a blue screen of material, if I'm wrong?
Which is probably my HARD drive that I got a response from here somewhere, and the guy said it was probably a faulty HARD drive.
I had to get my data from the school of my pc, so I can send my laptop MSI for repairs. I could not find a way to copy my D drive on my drive externel but tried Diskpart to clean everything first, and maybe put it on the C drive D drive, hoping that I could do a clean install without losing the files of my D drive.
Now to the problem. I feel really stupid to do so, especially to be a 1st year in a COMPUTER at the College course. I use Diskpart and I accidentally this is cleaned up, and I cleaned my table of partition or something like that. So now all my partitions are parties, I have read that maybe my files still on my laptop just my scores have disappeared.
Now I can't get to the CMD, at the start of my laptop, it says there is no media and then goes to BIOS. I tried a cd Hirensboot, but he repeats to me without media present I also put on Cd/DVD boot first priority
You deleted the partition, it would be extremely difficult to recover data. You may need to use some third-party data recovery software to get your data.
Third party WARNING: Using third-party software can cause serious problems that may prevent your computer from starting properly. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the use of third-party software can be solved. Software using third party is at your own risk.
If your computer is under warranty, please consider the manufacturer. If this is not the case, try these suggestions.
Remove the hard drive of this computer and connect it to a working computer. Check if it detects the hard drive. If it detects, see if you can back up your data on this computer.
Try to format the hard drive using another computer and connect it to your computer and check if detects also in the computer.
Note: Formatting the hard drive, you erase the data on this subject.
Hope that the information provided is useful. Do not respond if you need more help.
I've got 2 hardrives installed on my HP Pavilion DV8T. I'm trying to reformat the second drive, which is an old hard drive from an old HP. As such, it has two partitions. I managed to format the partitions, but I am trying to delete the partition smaller recovery and for some reason it wont let me. I tried Paragon Partition Manager, and it keeps telling me to reboot to complete the operation, my pc restarts and crashes on a screen with a bunch of code that I don't recognize. Can someone tell me exactly how to delete this partition?
And why HP makes so friggin hard to access the system you paid the money? I know what I'm doing with my computer in general. I am so sick and tired of having to work around the system locks because HP has decided to stop me from having full access and control over my hardware and software. It's extremely aggravating.
No, I tried to delete the partition of secondary recovery off HD 1, leaving only partition with all the readers of free space it contains. One of my friends showed me that I had to use the windows itself, Disk Manager program because Windows 7 was blocking Paragon Partition Manager to access the drive. Once, I deleted the partition with program management built-in drive to W7, the free space immediately added to the other partition on the disk.
Simply go to control panel and use the built-in in Windows 7 itself drive management utility. I formatted both partitions on HD 1 and then deleted the second smaller partition. This free space of the partitions has been added to the main partition and HD works correctly since.
Win 7 64 bit
RE: Remove the Partition "Recovery."
I use no Dell DataSafe. There is a partition "recovery" on the boot drive takes about 8% of disk space total and this 'recovery' of 8% partition, about 40% of the space is used. The "recovery" partition has a drive letter assigned to it.
I want to reclaim that space. I guess that the "recovery" partition is part of the Dell DataSafe. I would like to uninstall Dell DataSafe and delete the "recovery" partition and add that disk space.
Question: Can I uninstall Dell DataSafe and delete the partition "recovery." I've never used Dell DataSafe. Can someone tell me which takes 40% of the score "recovery"?
EPSA takes about 2 GB
We recommend custom delete whatever it is, or its possible. Delete all or nothing, as there are chances of file corruption.
We have recently had trouble with our laptop and decided to restore the settings from the manufacturer with the recovery CD from Media. My son decided to do when he started the program, he chose the option to delete the partitions the crash
Now, he has completely formatted the HD remove the operating system (Windows XP Pro).
When I bought the laptop, with what he came already installed WXP Pro and comes from the Certification sticker on the bottom of the laptop.
Is there anyway I can receive an installation of Windows XP Pro CD?
Generally, all models of Satellite laptops are delivered with the operating system Windows XP Home edition or Media Center Edition home. Toshiba's Satellite Pro series, and under this name, you can get WXP Pro operating system.
Can you tell us what model you exactly A100-xxx?
If your laptop has been in the showroom by the dealer, it is possible they are using clean installation of OS instead of supplied recovery media.
Thanks in advance for any help.
I'm doing a clean install of windows xp pro. When I get to the screen to delete the partition by pressing the d nothing happens. I'm sure start out of the cd. First attempt to do a fresh install. Any help would be appreciated
Hi rlsajs,Is it a custom computer or pre-built as a HP, Dell, etc. ?Is your USB keyboard? If so, you may need to enable "bios powered" usb in the BIOS of your computer.By default, many computers are set to "Operating System" controlled USB which means that your keyboard does not work entirely until Windows has started, and you need it to work before Windows started as you go through the Setup for a new installation.Hope this helps and answer back with questions. If you need help getting into the BIOS of your system you will need to contact the manufacturer of your computer.BIOS change / semiconductor (CMOS) to complementary metal oxide settings can cause serious problems that may prevent your computer from starting properly. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the configuration of the BIOS/CMOS settings can resolved e. Changes to settings are at your own risk.
I searched a lot and do not know that I find what I need.
I have a MBP with OS x 10.6.8. I'm under VMWare Fusion 2.0.8. I used to use it for work, but now can log on my work computer at home and have not run the Windows partition in over a year. My HD had inflated and has only 7 GB free. I want to delete the partition in VMWare so that OS x can use this 15 GB.
I found this set of instructions to search for the file in the finder:
And this instruction set seems to indicate I should just drag the file from the finder to the Trash:
And then I'll have access to this part of the HD.
I'm on the right track?
Thanks in advance for any help
You are on the right track-
I have two hard drives in my PC, the C: drive is 80 GB, and the F: drive is 120 GB. The second drive (120 GB) is divided into two partitions. I just deleted the partitions and makes the hard drive again in a single disc, however I had some important files on the F: drive that I thought I had copied to the C: drive but they are not there. Is there anyway that is using the software I can return the drive to two drives and recover my data, please help
First of all, do not use the hard drive. This can make things sunk. A few things may already be unrecoverable. I would even delete the drive letter to stop inadvertently automated processes to use.
There are two ways I can think of.
1. buy a partitioning software disk that supports the undelete partition. On windows XP PartitionMagic was a very good product if symantec will still sell it. Given that Symantec has continued to develop, I had to switch to product partition Paragon. Sound was trash to some things, cloning in particular a double boot with loads of partitions - it has an undelete function which I didn't use. The fact that you have created a new partition could mean that the restoration may not work. You may need to delete the current, probably empty, partition everything first and then perform the restoration.
2. buy a data recovery software that will scan the hard drives, including the unpartitioned space. I chose R-Studio and it was very good stuff even recovery from hard drives that fail. It was not 100% effective, but it is perhaps down to the severity of failure rather than the product. In situations like yours, it was very effective.
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