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Dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7, need to reinstall W7 [on hold]

I have a dual boot system with Ubuntu and W7. However there is a problem with W7 and when I try and boot into it I just get a blue screen of death, every time. So I need to reinstall W7. What is the ...
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45 views

install Window 7 after Ubuntu 14 [duplicate]

Can I install Window7 on an existing Ubuntu 14 laptop by shrinking the Ubuntu 14 partition, installing Windows 7 into the created freespace, and running Boot Repair to get the Grub boot menu with both ...
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Partition Resizing to Add Windows 7

when I got Ubuntu, I accidentally formatted Windows 8 and now I only have Ubuntu. I was able to obtain a windows 7 ISO, and I would like to put that in. I have installed the ISO into my flash drive, ...
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0answers
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GParted made some of my HDD capacity dissapear! [duplicate]

My HDD size was 1TB (dynamic) and there were already 4 partitions in it. One with the Windows C drive (450GB), another recovery (20GB), another with some tools from the laptop manufacturer (about ...
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1answer
25 views

Re-sizing Partition to install Windows alongside Ubuntu

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 ...
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How to shrink my current Windows partition from ubuntu?

Was wondering how I could shrink my Windows partition on my dual boot setup, considering I no longer need much space for it. I've heard of gparted, not sure if that is fit for the job. Thanks!
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0answers
24 views

Deleting Windows Partition, Allocating space to Linux

I have a 500GB drive allocated in half for Linux and Windows. But, I've decided to get rid of Windows and stay with Linux. I have GParted and I can delete the Windows partition, but I can't seem to ...
0
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2answers
796 views

GParted- how to increase size of partition near start of drive?

My drive looks something similar to this (from start to end of drive): /dev/sda1 100 MB ntfs System Reserved /dev/sda2 21.48 GiB: extended /dev/sda5 13.68 GiB ...
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138 views

Partitioning to the “left” after deleting a Windows partition?

I deleted my Windows partition so I can make more space for my Ubuntu partition (making the switch out of Windows.) but I found out that you can't resize to the left, is there any way I can use the ...
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2answers
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Repair NTFS without Windows? [duplicate]

My machine only has Ubuntu installed (13.04) but one data drive is NTFS (because I didn't realize that the disk was NTFS formatted when I started using it). I now used Gparted to reduce the partition ...
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Installation of Windows OS via GParted Live CD

I just burned the GParted Live on CD to start the installation of Windows on IBM laptop operating on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. What are the elementary basics to boot CD on laptop? For example, what is the ...
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How to install ubuntu 12.04 along with windows XP [duplicate]

I want to Installing Ubuntu 12.04 along windows XP and I have 80 GB Hard Disk and I have already partitioned it to 20 GB As C, 20 GB As D: Drive, 20 GB As E Drive and Remaining As F: Drive. I have ...
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2answers
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where should I install windows?

here is a picture of "GParted". Where should I install windows (which partition?)? It's SDA1? I'm not sure because there are 20gb in use and I don't know why. It's possible that's the older ...
2
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1answer
177 views

Unable to Merge Win7 Partition with Unallocated Space Released from Xubuntu

Please see the current partitions in Gparted below [edit - I wasn't allowed to post an image, I just posted the output of fdisk -l], I have moved & resized my Xubuntu partition in order to ...
0
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2answers
235 views

Installing Ubuntu: Dual-boot repartition exisiting Windows 7

I have been using Ubuntu for 5 years now and had no problem with dual-booting with Windows XP. I got a new laptop with preinstalled Windows 7 partitions. The problem is that although there are plenty ...
0
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1answer
151 views

How to modify partitions after install?

I wanted to have Ubuntu with full disk encryption on one big partition, and Windows on a small one. In 12.04, only the Server Edition installer has full disk encryption, so I used that and then ...
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1answer
4k views

How to create a partition in Gparted? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Resize partition with GParted How to install Windows 7 after Ubuntu and dual boot? How should I create a partition in GParted so I can install Windows Vista/8 on it? ...
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1answer
507 views

How to show Windows System Reserved partition using Ubuntu live dvd?

All questions in this site ask how to "hide"! I want to fix my boot (fix mrb wont work, I have GPT Disk) by changing some files at Windows System Reserved. GParted shows the following partitions (but ...
2
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2answers
3k views

Merge unallocated partitions

So my disk ended up being partitioned like this (in order): System reserved (100MB) Windows 7 (NTFS, 500GB) Ubuntu (ext4, 100GB) Swap (4GB) Unallocated Space (400GB) Unfortunately, the ...
3
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1answer
4k views

Resize/Create a New Partition in GParted

So I've been having some trouble recently with Ubuntu and decided it was time to switch to windows. But I have no ntfs partitions on my hard disk and GParted will not let me resize my one large ...
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votes
1answer
364 views

Cannot install Windows

I was previously using Ubuntu. Now I need to install Windows. But Windows does not install. What if I click the section, does not accept any. It says on the disc has more than one dynamic unit. A ...
0
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1answer
243 views

How to switch out a backtrack distro? (Multiple Ideas)

Got myself in a little over my head in partitions. Currently I have an ubuntu 11.10 distro and a backtrack distro on my hard drive. I can't run Diablo 3 on a virtual box successfully, so I made a ...
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3answers
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(11.10) Install Windows on Logical/Extended Partition — Dual-Boot

I have 3 Primary/Basic partitions: sda1. Ubuntu 11.10 root drive (40G) sda2. FreeBSD root (20G) sda3. Windows XP root drive(4G) I have a Logical/Extended Partition sda4 of 234GB, divided into 5 disks ...
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Does adding an partition in windows harm linux partitions?

I have a dualboot of windows 7 and ubuntu. Now I want to add an extra partition in windows with the internal partition manager. But does this hold any danger for the existing linux partitions? I mean, ...
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2answers
442 views

Increase Windows partition in a working dualboot

I have a dualboot with Precise and Windows 7, and the second partition has less space than the Ubuntu one. The Windows disk is almost full, so, is there a way to 'safely' resize them? Does GParted ...
0
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1answer
534 views

How to remove an “Unallocated” partition

I had Windows partition on my hard drive, but I uninstalled Vista, so I no longer need it. I'm guessing I need to log in with a Live CD, but when running Drive Utility and GParted on the CD, it showed ...
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3answers
135 views

Ubuntu and Windows together

I have Ubuntu and Windows installed together. I want to reinstall Ubuntu but I need to add some space from Windows D: disk. Is there any chance in losing data and if not please give me instructions. ...