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Delete partition in vista

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The problem is caused by Formatting the HDD in Vista before moving back to the system.

Simplest fix, hook it back to the Vista system and delete the partition from the drive in disk management. Once that is done, then put the drive with no partition in the XP system and boot to the XP CD, create a new partition and install XP

I don't know how to delete the partition. I'm in disk management, and I can delete volume. Is that the same? Thanks for helping so quickly!

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  • mrbrightjuic Jan 30, 2009

    Thanks man! I appreciate your help. I just started my IT degree and I'm learning a lot about the different terminologies for the same thing and my head spins!

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Volume = Partiton yes

Don't you wish they'ed just keep the same terminology?

=)

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