I'd like to format one of my partitions to NTFS which is EXT4 at the moment and an ubuntu is installed on, that I don't need anymore.

I can't see the partition in My Computer and I've never tried anything like that so I don't know what to do.

How can I erase it and create NTFS on that?

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    Just delete the partition using the tool of your choice then create the partition from within Windows. – Ramhound Nov 4 '14 at 16:06
  • Like what tool and where? – cyrfandli Nov 4 '14 at 16:07
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    The disk management tool of your choice. I would just use the one already built into Windows. – Ramhound Nov 4 '14 at 16:12

You can make us of the Windows Disk Management Utility to re-format the partition as NTFS. Just launch Computer Management (Control Panel->System and Security->Administrative Tools->Computer Management and choose "Disk Management" from left pane).

Now, on the right pane, right-click on the partition you want tp re-format and choose Format, then choose "NTFS" from the drop down and format it.

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Go to command line (start run (or windows key + r) cmd enter) From command line run:

list disk

Find the hard disk that has your partition and type:

select disk <disk number>
list partition

Find the partition you want to format

select partition <partition number>
delete partition
create partition primary
format fs=ntfs
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I found something that works for me.

Select your partition in diskpart, then do delete partition override.

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