i need a non-windows boot disk

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    so my computer was acting up, and instead of deleting the partition and starting over again like i usually do when i reformat i tried the repair option. halfway through theinstall some fatal error pops up. odd, that never happened to me before. so restart and attempt to do a complete reformat but when it gets the the point where it says 'searching for previous windows installs' it just hangs there. so, i need a cd that i can boot off of and and delete the partition and create a new one so windows can install.
     
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    Even a DOS boot disk will do that.
     
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    i just downloaded the utility from seagate. i don't know why the fuck i would download a 600mb linux iso when all i need to do is partition and format a drive.
     
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    formatting doesn't search for prior windows installs
     
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    Goto the repair console and do a "fixboot", then try to do a repair install again, should work.
     

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