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I just installed ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop (which has windows 7) but I used my second data drive as a swap for Ubuntu. How can I restore this swap drive back so it can be accessed by Windows 7 again?

(Everything else works normally as a dual boot system there is no problem).

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Looks like a duplicate of… – ubfan1 Mar 18 '13 at 16:24
@ubfan1 The OP don't want to share the partition, but him want to use it. That means, delete -> resize -> format it. – Lucio Mar 20 '13 at 21:38

Just start "gparted" in Ubuntu and "format" the swap-partition to ntfs... ;)

BE CAREFUL! Every data on the formated partition will be deleted!

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Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! Can you include a answer with instructions on how to do that? Leaving a half-answer as a comment can often cause more harm than good. Thanks! – Lucio Mar 20 '13 at 21:45

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