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spewak
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[Need Info] Format softare

Is there a software program that can Format a drive that is not the boot drive? I took a 60 gig drive out of a Mac Mini that had both OSx and winxp on it. I was able to hook it up to my computer as a secondary drive and format the Xp partition of said drive but I cannot regain the OSx space. Any ideas other than hooking it up as a boot drive?
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LeeBee
It's Dark Out There

join:2003-06-18
Swissieland
look into diskpart


tmpchaos
Requiescat in pace
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join:2000-04-28
Hoboken, NJ

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reply to spewak
Why wouldn't you just repartition the entire drive?

dsilvers

join:2009-05-17
Canyon Lake, TX
reply to spewak
GParted is free, open source and effective. Download the ISO and burn to disc. Boot from the disc to use.

Downloads and help can be found at their site:

»gparted.sourceforge.net/index.php


spewak
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reply to spewak
Thanks for the excellent suggestions. On my way now.
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spewak
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reply to dsilvers
said by dsilvers:

GParted is free, open source and effective. Download the ISO and burn to disc. Boot from the disc to use.

Downloads and help can be found at their site:

»gparted.sourceforge.net/index.php

Dsilvers,
Many thanks! Used it and it found the HFS partition, I deleted it, resized the disk and now have the full size available. Nice.
Again, thanks!
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dsilvers

join:2009-05-17
Canyon Lake, TX
@ spewak:

You're welcome. Glad it fixed your issue.