But deleting the primary partition in diskmgmt. Be aware that using the Disk Management GUI you can only mark a parititon as active but you cannot unmark it as active, for that you must use the command line. An updated version of the Disk Partition tool Diskpart. This applies to both the EFI partition and the primary partition you see up in the screenshot. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use.

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microsoft diskpart version 6.2.9200

For his day job he develops websites and desktop applications as well as providing IT services. But maybe we don’t need to go so far It was disk 5 for me, but it will most likely be a different disk number for you. But if the partition is an OEM partition or if it is some other type of partition that Windows does not recognise then it will not let you delete the partition.

Mark a partition as active (or unmark it so it isn’t bootable)

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microsoft diskpart version 6.2.9200

Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation versioh this site the association bonus does not count. Out-of-box my Intel SSD is simple to install.

So I didn’t get the syntax right then, not really Install to SSD failed I’m actually thinking of trying a different distro, this is too complicated. No operating system found So it is very important that you only mark a partition as active if you know it contains or will verdion an operating system.

How to delete an OEM partition

A live system, or the 64bit installer DVD? Office Office Exchange Server. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. If a disk partition is marked as active then this tells the BIOS that the partition contains an operating system and can be booted from. You can check with the storage vendor. Use only a raw GPT, no partition for Windows setup.

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This technique uses the command line utility “DiskPart” to mark a partion as active. Tell us about your experience with our site. That should be clarified before more info of that motherboard is dug out but see below. We can’t change a ,icrosoft offset without affect it data. It was a USB disk and I didn’t want the computer trying to boot from it. Failure to perform disk alignment can decrease performance by 10 to 15 percent in RAID array systems.


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microsoft diskpart version 6.2.9200

In this case I also wanted to delete partitions 1 and 2 so I diskprat create a new single partition spanning the entire drive, ie:. He moonlights as a technical author and consultant. Did this solve your problem? For OS, select the disk and click Next but never Format. You need to verify as voodoo points out, though.

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Remove From My Forums. This thread is locked. So could this be a general Diskpart problem?