You are describing your drives or partitions in Windows terms it seems. I am not really sure what you have. Use your Mint install cd and open a program called Gparted. It is in the menu. Post a screen shot of each of your drives, if you have more than one.
We can go from there.
Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over and each time expecting a different result.
Democracy is 2 wolves and a lamb voting on the menu. Liberty is an armed lamb protesting the electoral outcome. A Republic negates the need for an armed protest.