Disk Partitioning

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  1. Gunner

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    How do I partition my disks using MS-DOS ? Is there a software I need for it ? I have a Seagate as well as a Samsung 40GB HDD 7200 rpm. If I need a software, is there anywhere I can download it from ?
     
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    Hi,
    You can use the built-in FDisk to create partitions. Or else, youcan go for Ranish Partition Manager, it has loads of options. Be careful while using it!
    http://www.ranish.com/part/
     
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    How do I use the F-Disk to create partitions. And I want to run these options using MS-Dos, that is using a Windows Boot Disk. Is what I'm asking still possible ? And how do I access the F Disk feature ?
     
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    Use Win XP Bootable cd to create partitions. It is easy and safe.
     
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    Use bootable cd of either win 2000 or xp .So while installing OS it asks for location ,that time you can delete all existing partitions .Then you have to enter size of drive which you want to crate (either in mb or % ).Thus you can create drives step by step.
    Dont forget to set active partition I.e. C drive where u r going to install os.
    Dont forget to backup data
    Once u crated one Hdd ready then 2nd harddisk can be partitioned using softwares like partition magic or Windows Disk Management Utility.
    For that right click MY COMPUTER :arrow: Manage :arrow: Under storage Disk Mangement.
    Creating partitin in Dos is littlebit difficult who had not done before.
    You can try to make it with given above links .
    Have a good luck !!!!!!!
     
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    Wait. Let me get this straight. I have a boot disk of Windows XP Professional SP2. Now to access the F-Disk feature via MS-Dos, what do I need to type ?
     
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    I think using boot disk of Windows XP Professional SP2 u cannot access f-disk .Use 98 for f-disk...........
     
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    And this will wokr even if I'm not using it from windows, rather from boot start up ?
     
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    Use fdisk....Its the best for Dos..
     
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    @Gunner: yes
     
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    OK. Thanks. And let me get something else straight. You can only create one partition with FDisk ? And what is the syntax in DOS to access it ?
     
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    hey partition magic is best
     
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    Well

    U can use Ultimate Boot CD

    this can be download from internet

    using this cd u can get GUI interface and mouse support

    and it is quite easy :lol:
     
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