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I deleted my partition while formating hard drive

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March 1, 2010 8:53:58 AM

Hello,i was formating my hard drive but acidently deleted partitions tried to use fdisk and format commands but no luck when i put into another pc it just shows that its online in disk manager but in the status box to the right is just blank
i used seatools and the disk chek came back fine
thanks for the help
a b G Storage
March 1, 2010 11:34:01 AM

You can't format a drive until you make a partition.
You can remake the partitions in Disk Manager, and then reformat the partition.
If you need data off the drive then DON"T format or make new partitions.
March 3, 2010 4:00:40 AM

yeah knew that one but disk manager wouldnt let me place a partion the hard drive was meant to be wiped clean to do a fresh start problem fixed used dos seatools to wipe the zero sector installed windows and all was good but dont understand why zero sector had to be wiped as when i formated befor i just resized the partition and all was good but thanks for the reply mate
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