Creating an Extended Partition
In order to create an extended partition, you have to first boot from the Recovery
CD as described in steps 1 to 4 above.
Using "A:\>FDisk" start the Microsoft Windows Me hard disk configuration
In the dialog box for large disk support select "[Y]" for Yes when prompted "Do you
wish to enable large disk support (Y/N)...?".
Create an extended DOS partition for the rest of the disk space, assign a logical
drive and format it.
Creating Partitions under Windows 2000/XP
After installing a new hard disk it is necessary to create partitions when the
partitions have errors or need to be changed.
By deleting or creating partitions or logical DOS hard drives all saved data is lost
on the hard disk. All drives on the hard disk will be erased.
The hard disk is delivered with the following installed:
– a partition of with the FAT32 file system with 4090 Mbytes,
– a partition of with NTFS file system.
To restore the partition to its delivery state, proceed as follows:
Primary Partition, FAT32 File System
1. Boot from the Recovery CD and press ESC when the BIOS message
Press <F2> to enter Setup
appears. After initialization, select the boot options in the boot menu.
2. Select "ATAPI CD-ROM Drive".
3. Select "2. Boot for FDISK, FORMAT or Windows 2000 Setup" or "2. Boot for
FDISK, FORMAT or Windows XP Professional Setup" in the "Microsoft
Windows 98 Startup Menu" screen form.
4. Start the Microsoft Windows hard disk configuration program with "A:\>FDisk".
In the screen form select "Do you wish to enable large disk support (Y/N)...?
[ Y ]" for Yes to support data media with large memory capacity.
5. Create a primary DOS partition with 4090 MB. Enter [N] for "No" for the ques-
tion "Do you want to use the maximum memory size available for the primary
DOS partition and do you want to activate this partition?" and set the partition
size to 10245 MB.
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Reinstallation of the Software