FDISK Instructions for NTFS
(current 6/3/03 bjm)
Obtain a DOS Boot Diskette from Systems
Delete Non DOS (NTFS) Partition
1. Insert DOS Boot Diskette into the floppy drive. Power on machine
2. At the DOS prompt, type:
fdisk and press the <Enter>key.
If the following message appears:
Your computer has a disk larger than 512 MB. This version of Windows includes improved support for large disks,
resulting in more efficient use of disk space on large drives,
and allowing disks over 2 GB to be formatted as a single drive.
Do you wish to enable large disk support (Y/N)?
Press the <Y> key. Press the <Enter> key.
The FDISK Options menu appears.
If you do not see the message the FDISK Options menu will appear without any prompting.
FDISK OptionsCurrent fixed disk drive:1
Choose one of the following:1. Create DOS partition or Logical DOS Drive2. Set active partition3. Delete partition or Logical DOS Drive4. Display partition informationEnter choice(3)Press Esc to exit FDISK
3. Press the <3> key.
4. Press the <Enter> key.
The Delete DOS Partition or Logical DOS Drive menu appears.
Delete DOS Partition or Logical DOS Drive
Delete DOS Partition or Logical DOS DriveCurrent fixed disk drive: 1Choose one of the following:1. Delete Primary DOS Partition2. Delete Extended DOS Partition3. Delete Logical DOS Drive(s) in the Extended DOS Partition4. Delete Non-DOS PartitionEnter choice: Press Esc to return to FDISK Options
5. Press the <4> key.
6. Press the <Enter> key.
Delete Primary DOS Partition
Delete Non-DOS Partition
Current fixed disk drive: 1Partition Status Type Volume Label Mbytes System Usage1 A NTFS 2047 100%Total disk space is 2048 Mbytes (1 Mbyte = 1048576 bytes)WARNING! Data in the deleted Non- DOS Partition will be lost.What Non-Dos partition do you want to delete..? Press Esc to return to FDISK Options
7. Press the <Enter> key.
8. The message: Are you sure(Y/N) appears.
9. Press the <Y> key and then press the <Enter> key.
10. Press the <Esc> key to continue.
11. You are done.