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Ok so here's the deal guys, last week I decided I want to install Ubunutu again because I really missed it. (Last time I had an ubunutu was 7.somehting) I downloaded 12.04 and isntalled it via bootable usb device. Knowing how dual boots works I cleared up some space on my hard disc before hand using the windows 7 built in disc manager. During Ubunutu's installation I thought that by choosing "Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7" will automatically just use the space I cleared before, but apperentaly it did not since that partition is still 100% free space. On what partition is Ubunutu installed when using that method? And how can I uninstall it to re-install it back on the space I cleared up for it?

Thank you very your time reading and helping!

  • Hey guys, in disc management I see those partitions: 1. 5 gb(free) /15 (total space) <- recovery 2. 693gb / 770 <- C:\ 3. 163gb / 163gb. unnamed 4. 7gb/7gb. unnamed 5. 39mb/39mb. unnamed – user2364312 Nov 3 '13 at 21:08
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You just need to go the disk management in the windows and delete the partition you have made,so that you can regain that space without any uninstalling or reinstalling

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well Ubuntu uses different partition file system so windows shouldn't be able to read it it will show up as in the Disk Management . Right click on my computer --> select Manage -> then disk management --> you will see 3 partition with no name , that's Ubuntu partitions .

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