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I deleted the partition and windows still there :?

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My computer got too slow because my windows corrupted with viruses and spywares. Anyways, my HDD is partitioned 40GB and 200GB. I deleted the 40GB partition where the OS was installed than formatted and installed XP again.

Fisrt boot made it to new OS than i installed the mobo drivers and restarted it than guess what happened... The old OS boot up... I am so lost.

How could this happen ?

Thank you !
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Odd, did you do a full format or a quickie?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The Duke
Odd, did you do a full format or a quickie?
Quick format, i didn't want to wait
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Did you reformat it after you deleted it?
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post #5 of 9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mikey122687
Did you reformat it after you deleted it?
I deleted the partition than re-created it and it formatted and i installed windows xp.

Other weird thing is, when it booted to new OS first time, i checked the partition size and it was 3.2GB, where is the old OS hiding ? :/
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Wow, pop in the WD DLG and check out the partitions.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The Duke
Wow, pop in the WD DLG and check out the partitions.
lOl what is dlg ?

Btw i resized the partitions before the format. Maybe that why it is doing it.
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Data Life Guard, a HDD utility for WD HDDs. A link to it in my FAQ.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The Duke
Data Life Guard, a HDD utility for WD HDDs. A link to it in my FAQ.
i'll try thanks +reps, jk
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