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I have a Linux and a Windows partition and want to extend the windows one.

I already decreased the size of the linux partition via gparted, the problem is that the unused space is on the end of the disc, so I cannot add it to the windows partition which is before the Linux one.

Can anyone explain me how I can re-allocate the partitions, so that I can extend the NTFS one?

I couldn't find any way doing this, at least not in GParted.

Here is a screenshot explaining my problem:

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/dev/sda2 is my windows partition, which I want to extend
/dev/sda3 is my linux partition, which I made smaller already.
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you want to add 119 GB unallocated space to the /dev/sda2 partition.Am i correct? – Avinash Raj Jan 22 '14 at 11:44

To add 119 GB unallocated space to the /dev/sda2 partition:

  • Right-click on the dev/sda3 extended partition and then select the option Resize/Move.

  • click and Move the dragger to the extreme right,so that the 119 GB unallocated space will come just above to the /dev/sda3.

  • Now right-click on the /dev/sda2 partition and then select the option Resize/Move to add the unallocated space.That's all.

NOTE: Run all the above steps in Gparted running on a live disk.

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This sadly doesnt work. For some reason the left dragger is fixed, I only am able to move the right one. – Jakob Abfalter Jan 22 '14 at 12:32
click on the dragger and move it to extreme right.If not works,then upload the screenshot. – Avinash Raj Jan 22 '14 at 12:36 Its german but as you can see I can`t change to value of the free space the partition, only the one after it. – Jakob Abfalter Jan 22 '14 at 12:55

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