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My hard disk died and I had to get a new 250GB and in the process of recovering my files from old hard disk using Ubuntu, I fell in love with it. So in my new HDD, I just installed Ubuntu first since I did not have a Windows 7 CD and I liked Ubuntu and was already learning stuff on Python.

Now its summer and I want to reinstall Windows 7 so I can play some games. Don't know how to go about making space for Windows 7 as well as what other things to do, please help.

I have about 100GBto spare so that should be more than enough, I just don't know what to do. Should I use GParted to make space and then install Windows 7 and then fix Grub? Or another easier way?

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As you pointed, using GParted from a live CD its a simple way. If you can, do it, there shouldn't be any problem. Then just repair the GRUB. –  Ángel Araya Aug 13 '12 at 5:16
    

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The another way is to make partition use windows 7 disc. Both ways are easy. In windows 7 disc , your drive will be formatted as NTFS by default. With Using Gparted , Never forget that you have to format it with NTFS. because Windows Doesn't understand ext4 file system.

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After both process, you have to fix grub –  K.K Patel Aug 13 '12 at 10:07
    
do have a link to a step by step im sorta newbie at this and i just dont wana mess up the computer. thanks ahead. –  user82996 Aug 14 '12 at 4:13
    
Welcome to ask ubuntu. Click on following link for partitioning using windows 7 disk. sevenforums.com/tutorials/… –  K.K Patel Aug 14 '12 at 5:12
    
after you have to fix grub , you can do it by howtoubuntu.org/… –  K.K Patel Aug 14 '12 at 5:18

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