Help, cant partition ntfs slave drive

  keith-236785 18:44 06 Oct 2003

I have just purchased a new 80 gig hard drive, put in my computer as slave and formatted as NTFS.

now my problems begin, partition magic wont touch it, nor will fdisk.

my intention is to split the drive then after swapping all my saved files to the second partition, set as master and install windowsXP

any help would be gratefully accepted.

can i unformat and format as fat32, is there software to do this as winXPPro doesnt give you the option to go back to fat 32.




  powerless 18:51 06 Oct 2003

Start, run, type:


Click ok

Right click the Disk 1 and click, Delete Partiton.

Now right click and choose, New partition...You should be able to select FAT as the file type from the wizard.

  keith-236785 18:58 06 Oct 2003

You are brilliant thank you so much, im sorted now


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