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Hi,
how i can format my Active partition which contain windows folder ?


Thanks you very much.

regards,
Amir
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Well, you can't use Delphi to make such an application becuase you need Windows to run, to run your Delphi application. You cannot format the active partition or the drive that Windows boots from while Windows is running.

You would need to create a DOS application for this. You would create a Win9X bootdisk which you will boot from and include your application on the floppy.
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