linux stole my megabytes!!!

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  1. s2k

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    ok so i have this 1gb usb flash drive that i used for my linksys nslu2 linux unslung firmware, now that i dont use that firmware anymore i dont need the flash drive, but when i plug it in my computar it only shows 740MB, i tried reformating it but no help, partition magic only display one partition of 740MB as well

    how do i get back the rest of my megabytes?????????
     
  2. Chris

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    P07r0457 5t013 uR Byt35
     
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    post a screencap of disk management.
     
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    disk 2
    [​IMG]

    after right clicking the missing partition
    [​IMG]

    after selecting delete and answer "yes"
    [​IMG]
     
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    so when you try to delete the partitions you get that error?
     
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    correct
     
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    try booting to a linux live cd or install disc... Then use the included partition management tools to attempt deleting the partitions... I've had that work at times that you can't in windows.
     
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    well this is interesting, i just switch to a xp pro machine and it deleted the partition fine, didnt work in vista business.....weird
     
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    XP saves the day yet again :mamoru:
     
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    chris is worthless yet again :mamoru:
     
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    xp rocks, i wonder what sp3 is gonna be like
     
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    you can download the RC now

    I dont really see too much of a difference on my XP machine, but then again I use my Vista machine for most of my work, so I havent really played with it much
     
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    What program is this and where do I test it? Is it a part of XP?
     
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    If you don't know what Disk Management is, then you are no longer allowed to make any suggestions in this forum.
     
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    It looks like it's a Windows tool. All the options are greyed out.

    I am not a Windows user did you never learn?
     
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    I have observed you to be useless, yes.

    Congratulations for being such a linux advocate that you don't know jack about windows. you have made yourself un-marketable to 95% of the population.
     
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    well... only if you are talking about the entry level world of computers which is helpdesk/desktop support. if you are talking enterprise solutions, UNIX is still a much better career path. you can be certain to make more $$$ that way as well.

    so, if you want to look at the world through desktop eyes, then you are correct. otherwise, shut the fuck up already.
     
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    last I checked, an enterprise-level windows admin is paid pretty damn well. Also, knowing windows and linux wouldn't hurt, ya know ;)
     
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    ALSO, I BEGIN university in September COMING.

    So Don't worry about me, lmfao.
     
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    control panel>administrative tools>computer management>disk management
     
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    yup they make about 10k less the our Unix admins.... Congrats :)
     
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    and yet one that can do both gets paid more than either.
     
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    Most all of our Unix admins can do the windows guys job.... but on the other hand, the Windows folk reboot servers when attempting to login.
     

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