Disabled D Drive in XP: How to reenable?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by st4rk, May 10, 2006.

  1. st4rk

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    Hi, i have a little problem i was trying to reformate my D drive and i couldn't because it said it was active so i disabled it in disk management and then it disapeared from the options and i don't know how to reactivate it?? I tryed doing it from the boot system setup but thsi did not work.. any ideas?
     
  2. madmatt

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    Is the device disabled in Device Manager?
     
  3. st4rk

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    Yes it was, reenabled now. My bad was only looking at disk management.
     
  4. st4rk

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    Another question, how can i reformat my D drive when it says it is active i can't figure it out??
     
  5. madmatt

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    Using Disk Management you can delete the partition, recreate it, and format it at that time.
     
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  6. st4rk

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    Thanks matt :)