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Creating Partitions Under Windows Nt - Siemens SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual

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Reinstallation of the Software
6. To format the partition from the Recovery CD, as described above in steps 1 to
3, reboot and then format drive C: with the "Format" program. Enter:
"A:\>Format C:"
(A: is the CD-ROM drive).
Creating an Extended FAT 32 Partition
In order to create an extended partition you have to boot from the Recovery CD as
described above in steps 1 to 4.
Create an extended DOS partition for the rest of the disk space.
Under Windows 2000/XP the FAT 32 file system can be converted to an NTFS file
system with the "Format" function.

Creating Partitions under Windows NT

After installing a new hard disk it is necessary to create partitions when they parti-
tions 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 (only for versions delivered
with Windows NT):
– a partition of with the FAT16 file system with 2045 Mbytes,
– a partition of with the NTFS file system.
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