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I deleted the Primary Partition

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by carlos33, Aug 29, 2005.

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  1. carlos33

    carlos33 Thread Starter

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    Hello,

    Hey guys (or gals) I deleted the priamry partition on my gateway computer. Windows XP. Is my home computer and it was infected with tons of viruses. I think I screw up big time. I keep putting the recovery Cd back in, but at one point it doesn't recognice some of the files that is uploading. After a while it goes to a black screen. Anyone has any good news....please!!! :(
     
  2. jiml8

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    What are you trying to do? Do you want to reformat/reinstall? Or are you trying to recover the system that is on the partition you deleted?

    How did you delete the partition. What, exactly, command by command, did you do?
     
  3. bearone2

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    if you deleted the partition the data may be recoverable if you didn't install the os.

    it is very expensive.
     
  4. carlos33

    carlos33 Thread Starter

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    I'm trying to reinstall XP. I don't care about the previous data/files. All I was trying to do was to destroy the viruses (computer was super slow) by creating the new partition and installing XP again.

    I was told to delete the primary partition, create a new one and install XP again. So I put the CD (Operating System Recovery) in the computer. I selected the option delete primary Partition. After that I selected Create a new partion and tried to install XP again. The computer goes to a blank screen and does nothing else. All this was done from the CD.
     
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