Bootcamp trouble - How to delete a previous Windowsvolume on my startup disk?

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by Jazzupyourazz, Feb 4, 2009.

  1. Jazzupyourazz macrumors newbie

    Feb 4, 2009
    Hi everybody,

    I'm having great issues as I'm retrying to install windows on my mac. It's the second time I'm trying, but it has somehow become way harder. The first time I installed Windows, everything worked perfectly, untill I noticed that SP2 wasn't installed, and I couldn't install it on my windows, somehow. That was weird and very annoying.

    Now I'm trying it with a different version of XP (Pro), but Bootcamp is giving issues. I haven't deleted the old volume/partition (don't know the difference) of windows yet, as it is installed on my startup disk and Disk Utility won't delete it . Does anyone know how to delete my second volume/partition (the windows one) on my startup disk, and also how to resize the first one (the one I'm keeping)? Note: I have already reformatted the Windows partition to a different name and Mac Os X Journaled.

    This is the error Bootcamp gives me, saying that I need to reshape my Hard Disk to 1 startup disk, with 1 volume, instead of 2.

  2. skeng macrumors newbie

    Mar 8, 2009
    i also facing this problem..
    can anyone help us
  3. steveza macrumors 68000


    Feb 20, 2008
    What happens when you try to erase the partition in disk utility?
  4. skeng macrumors newbie

    Mar 8, 2009
    i sloved the problem.

    1.go disk utility format the partition to (DOS)
    2.bootcamp remove/restore

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