While trying to partition a 120gb hdd on a brand new computer somehow c: got set as a network drive. I was trying to partition a brand new 120gb hdd. Had activated primary partition and activated it.(40gb). Then made another partition and logical drives D:(40 gb) & E:(40gb). Then formated C;. When I restarted computer had only C: and capacity of 48gb. after deleting d,e,and c, and all partitions and trying to format disk It tells me I cannot format a network disk. Starting fdisk all over it it says I only have a tolal disk space of 48gb. This is brand new computer without an operating system.
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Work out beforehand what partitions you want.
Go into BIOS setup and set CD-ROM to be '1st boot device' Pop your Windows XP CD in the drive and reboot. Press a key when prompted to boot from CD. At the appropriate point in the process, choose to Remove the …
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