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I have Windows 7. Two partition with ntfs, one of them installed with windows 7. Also there's 100 gb unallocated area in my hard drive.

So If i choose "alongside windows" is it using my unallocated area or resizing other partitions?

PS: I tried advanced partitioning but Windows 7 gave "efi failure" on grub. I readed and tried most of solutions but none of them worked.

PSS: I'm new on Linux.

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It creates a partition in your unallocated space and use it as /.

edit: And about your advanced partitioning, you can choose any partition you want, to format and select as / and also if you like, create a swap partition. May be you'd better edit your question and tell us about your problem with Win7.

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