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recovery disk problem

Shahzad_2
Occasional Visitor

recovery disk problem

Hi there!
I have Evo N1020v compaq laptop, i had purchased it 6 months ago, i have its all documentation and recovery disks and all the stuff which comes with it. Well i m trying to use the recovery disks, but when i boot it with disk1, after selecting language, and when it says, click here to delete all the partitions and stuff, then it gives an error, cant delete all the partitions blah blah, i have 2 partitions , but still it aint going further, thanks in advance : )
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Pat
Honored Contributor

Re: recovery disk problem

Shahzad,

Try using the F-Disk Command to delete.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/255867

Pat
Norman_21
Honored Contributor

Re: recovery disk problem

Since your Model supports W2K & XP, I assume this is an NTFS partition, right?
You need to use the DELPART.EXE tool:
http://www.russelltexas.com/delpart.htm

Also, here is the link of your Model:
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Home.jsp?locale=en_US&prodTypeId=321957&prodSeriesId=240898&submit.y=10&submit.x=6〈=en&cc=us

Hope this help
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