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i deleted partition 2 and extended it to partition 1, however there is still 100 mg of unallocated space i can do nothing with
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post #12 of 14
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Originally Posted by hardzy32 View Post
i deleted partition 2 and extended it to partition 1, however there is still 100 mg of unallocated space i can do nothing with
Windows reserves some space for itself, If you deleted all existing partitions and installed on free space that's the max usable space available.
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post #13 of 14
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Ok its installing now, i really appreciate everyones help
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post #14 of 14
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Originally Posted by Darkknight512 View Post
You might not want that small of a partition but if you section off some space for OS and program you can format the OS and have your data stay on the drive.
If its a bad virus you're formatting from its probably best to format the whole drive including the bootsector etc. Partitions for different OSes like a Linux partition is a common use. I used to partition but just use whole drives these days and switch which one boots.
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