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cant format C drive
petemaher Jan-23-02 10:48 PM
Im back again!!
After partitioning my hard drive I get to A prompt
and try to format my C drive and I get a message that says "format not supported on C drive" anybody got any clues?

Getting there!!
Thanks!
Pete


1. RE: cant format C drive
lbyard Jan-24-02 06:21 AM
In response to message 0
You have to reboot after creating a partition before you can format it. Did you go back with fdisk and display the partition info to be sure a partition is there? Larry

2. RE: cant format C drive
Rancher Jan-26-02 02:00 AM
In response to message 0
>Im back again!!
>After partitioning my hard drive I
>get to A prompt
>and try to format my C
>drive and I get a
>message that says "format not
>supported on C drive" anybody
>got any clues?
>
>Getting there!!
>Thanks!
>Pete

It's partitioned but the partition wont take affect until you restart, then back at the prompt format c drive.........



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