Fedora installer doesn't recognise existing partitions

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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I chucked my trusty Fedora 16 disk in an old computer of mine, and I'm having some problems. Sorry for the wall of text, but I want to describe the whole process I followed. I set up on old PC to play around with, I moved an 80gb HDD from my main computer (which actually did have a fedora install on it already) and put it in as the only drive in this old computer. I tried to use gparted live to partition the disk into 30gb NTFS, 4.5gb linux-swap and the remaining as ext4. However I got an error whenever it came to writing the file system NTFS and EXT4 both failed. From memory the error was (HowTos)