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    Question Delete OEM Partition

    I want to delete all the partitions on a old 150GB Hard drive so I can use it for a Backup drive. But disk Management will not let me delete the last "Healthy 14.97Gb OEM Partition" I even tried converting it to a dynamic disk, but get a pop-up indicating "The Operation is not supported by the object" any help would be greatly appreciated

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    what i do is slave the drive and then boot the PC up in the safe mode and then at the c:/>format d:

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    The process is simple with Partition Wizard mini tool. However you will have to do it from another OS on another drive. You cannot delete the partition you are booted to. The S/W will prevent that. I assume you have another drive with an OS loaded. If so, install Partition wizard, then with both drives connected, run Partition Wizard and delete all partitions on the drive you wish to format. Once you delete the partitions you should see the whole drive listed as unallocated. At this time you can format it and set the drive to logical.
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