How do I format the partition C of a hard drive which has been patritioned into Tags: Partition Hard Drives Format Windows XP Last response: September 30, 2009 2:24 AM in Windows XP Share Anonymous September 29, 2009 2:21:18 AM My hard drive has a total disk space of 80GB. I have partitioned it into C of 24.4 GB has only 3.96 GB free, D which is 29.4 GB and has 21.6 FB free, and E which is 20.6 GB and has 19.6GB free I would like to format the partition C and keep the other partitions as they are. Your advice will be helpful. Thanks Mac. email: firstname.lastname@example.org Ph. 512 891 0285 Cell 512 785 0285 More about : format partition hard drive patritioned | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove aford10 September 29, 2009 6:15:49 AM You can boot off your OS disc and format/reinstall windows on that one partition. | Report abuse pat mcgroin September 29, 2009 11:37:31 AM If your Op sytem isnt on c: you can do it this way. 1. open a command prompt and type format c: <enter> If it is on c: 2. you can boot with the cd as stated above and boot to a command prompt and type format c: <enter> as well. | Report abuse Keiki646 September 29, 2009 7:44:29 PM Well I did the same a few times and if I was to partion the C hard drive, you would choose the drive in when you are reformatting it... The option will be there | Report abuse blackhawk1928 September 30, 2009 2:24:49 AM Just download the free version of EASEUS partition mananger, been using it and it does everything you will ever need with partitions. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows XP>How do I format the partition C of a hard drive which has been patritioned into> Related ressources: Forum1TB HDD - Partition help (urgent) ForumCloning hard drive with recovery partition to bigger hard drive ForumCreating a Dell diagnostic partition on a bare hard drive ForumHow to partition and format a HDD correctly for Win2K Pro ForumHow to recover data from toshiba external hard drive which has been turned to sh ForumSimple and Free Guide to Removing Malware ForumUNKnown "system reserved" partition / Hard drive ? ForumHow to format a hard drive without booting ForumReusing hard drive from old build into new build? ForumI have deleted the partition on my new hard drive , Can I repartition it or is th ForumErased Partition on external hard drive by mistake! Help! ForumIf you format a disc thats been written what happens to its content ForumHow is Dell "delivering" hard drives - one huge partition ? ForumHow to recover a deleted partition , which was encrypted with BitLocker ForumI had completely format my hard disk with all drive and install new os now how c ForumIs possible to format hard drive without losing files? ForumHow do I format the c frive on acer laptop before restoring factory settings? ForumHELP!!! Please with Windows XP ForumHow to add a canon scanner in xp ForumHow do i start up Windows 7 in Microsoft Virtual PC??? More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !