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Portable Deleting partitions on a small USB drive

Discussion in 'Tech Support' started by pre, 25 Jul 2015.

  1. pre

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    So I recently used the autoimage USB tool for memtest86 and the drive I used is now seen as a 48Mb partition. I've tried using Disk management in Win7 to try to format/delete partition but when I right click the remaining partitions created by tool I dont have option to shrink or delete Volumes.

    Any other tools I can use?
     
  2. IvanIvanovich

    IvanIvanovich будет глотать вашу душу.

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    In windows you will need to use the cmd line to address this. Windows dosen't expect removable drive to have partitions for some reason, so any options to work with them are unavailable in the gui.
    Open elevated cmd line and type diskpart. Type list disk, to find out what the flash drive is assigned as. Type select disk (disk number), then type clean all which will reset the disk to raw and remove all partitions.
     
  3. pre

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    OK cheers will try that
     
  4. bionicgeekgrrl

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    I have a few drives that have this problem. will have to dig them out and try that suggestion. thanks.

    Sent from Bittech Android app
     
  5. Big_malc

    Big_malc Well-Known Member

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    be very careful with diskpart
     

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