Posted on 1999-11-15
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I have installed LINUX onto my Inspiron Notebook and I would like to remove this and reinstall NT, but I cannot do so, when I tried to reformat the hard disk. I'm trying to delete the partition using fdisk, but the util cannot see the logical partition, so I'm stuck...

Please advise how I can reformat the hard disk...

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Use the disk druid utility (during setup) to remove the partitions, DOS's fdisk can't remove it.
After you removed the partitions, reboot the PC with a DOS boot floppy. Now create the DOS partitons, or, if you want to start the NT install directly, FIRST type fdisk /mbr at the command prompt, otherwise you will still be stuck with the LILO: prompt.

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