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I cant delete the partition, it has 52 gig of my stuff on it. t was working fine before, why cant it detect it now?
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Wait, what? I thought you didn't have any partitions, cept for the actual HDD, with Windows installed and were trying to make a partition for Linux. :***:

Anywho, whats the problem? :***:
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post #13 of 101
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Were looking at HD number 2 here. The first one is internal, second is external and windows is not picking it up. I dont know why because a mass storage device is detected but it doesnt show in my computer and when i browse it through partition magic it shows nothing.
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post #14 of 101
Ouch.

Do you have Norton Ghost? See if you can create a ghost image of it, so you can at least attempt to make a backup. Only thing I can think of. Don't think external HD's have MBR, but if they do, definatly try that...
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try control panel/admininstrative tools/computer management/disk management/ then see if it sees your hard drive if it does right click on it/change drive letter and paths/add and that should sort it i think
    
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try control panel/admininstrative tools/computer management/disk management/ then see if it sees your hard drive if it does right click on it/change drive letter and paths/add and that should sort it i think
Wow! Thanks a lot man it worked perfect. I guess partition magic renamed my drive so that it didnt have a letter anymore. Once again, thanks a lot!
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no problem glad i could help
    
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post #19 of 101
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I need mount points in order to install, except i have no idea how to do this. I set my LINUX partition for "BOOT" and i have 2 more partitions. 1 is set to "SWAP" and the other one is left. It says to set it as a root file system. What is this and what do i type in there? I want to get this set up pronto.
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post #20 of 101
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Ok, well i am still stuck. I have 3 partitions, 1 of them is my external hd, one of them is ON my external hd(Called LINUX(30gb)),and the other is my windows hd. It tellsme to set all three to something. Im so confused, why would i need to set my windows hd to cooperate with the linux instalation?
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