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I installed Ubuntu in my hard drive without making any separate partitions. Now I would also like to install Windows 8 but I'm unable to re-size using gParted. How can separate free space on my hard disk and install windows.

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Hi & Welcome to AU. It will be great if you can provide few more information such as a screen shot of the gParted partition table.. etc. Also, you may need to repair the GRUB once you've installed Windows as the bootloader of windows will boot over Ubuntu. – AzkerM May 21 '14 at 5:47

Run Gparted from Ubuntu Live CD, because you can't edit partition that you are currently using.

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