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Folder Access Denined in C drive

By zeedz ·
I have 4 partions and XP had been installed on C drive.I happend to reinstall XP on D drive because of viruses.I installed xp on D drive while I was login in C drive installation.Now when the Pc is started it starts as a dual boot configeration of XP.After login in to the D drive XP installation I deleted the windows and program files in C drive.I wanted to format the C drive.But Access is denined and I can not format the C drive.Please help me to do it.I tried and tried.But now feel so tired.Please help me.

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Sorry you can not format the Primary Boot Partition

by OH Smeg In reply to Folder Access Denined in ...

If you do you destroy the Primary Boot Files that get copied to the Root of the HDD.

If you use a Boot Disc you can delete and format the Partition but Windows will not start to load and you'll be required to do a In Place/Repair Install before you can use your computer again.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315341

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Thanx a Lot

by zeedz In reply to Sorry you can not format ...

I will try to format and reinstall OS in C deive with a boot disk.But I am not so sure about it because I tried it once.Any way I will refer the URL which has been sent by you and will go back to the job.Thank you very much for the replying and spending your valuble time for me.

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Your Welcome EOM

by OH Smeg In reply to Thanx a Lot
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