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					        STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE
               PARTITIONING A NEW HARD DISK
Partitioning and Formatting Of Hard Disk
    From BIOS setup change Boot Sequence as CDROM be the 1st Boot Device
    and Hard Disk as 2nd Boot Device then save changes and restart computer

    Boot the computer with the help of Bootable CD-ROM.

    Select Start computer with CD-ROM Support and press Enter

    Type Fdisk command in front of C:\>.

    Press Enter to select Yes in the given message

    Select Option 1” Create Primary & Extended Dos partition”

    Select option 1 “ Create Primary Dos Partition” press Enter

    Press N to select No from the message

    Enter Capacity of Primary Partition here in %age or Number of MBs and Press
    Enter.
    Press Esc button to come back to main Fdisk menu. Select Option 1 press
    Enter then Select Option 2 from the given menu “Create Extended Dos
    Partition”

    Press Enter to select the all remaining space as Extended Partition

    Press Esc button to come back to main Fdisk menu. Select Option 1 press
    Enter then Select Option 3 from the given menu “Create Logical partition”
    Enter the sizes of partitions you want to make as logical drives.

    Press Esc button to come back to main Fdisk menu. Select Option
    2 “Set Active Partition” press 1 to select the C Drive as active partition.
    Press Esc button to come back to main menu and Press Esc here to exit form
    Fdisk menu

    Type format c:/s here in front of C:\> “ as ‘/s’ switch will copy the system files
    on the drive

				
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