I'm trying to make my Windows partition bigger so I made my Ubuntu partition 150 GBs smaller. Now when I try to resize my Windows partition it won't go bigger -- it only gives me the option to make it smaller. How do I enlarge my partition?
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To resize your
/dev/sda2 partition, you have to boot from Ubuntu live disk or gparted live disk.
Boot from Ubuntu live disk.
Open gparted partition editor from dash. If gparted is not installed by default then install it by running
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install gparted command on terminal(Ctrl+Alt+T).
Make sure that all the partitions are unmounted before trying to resize.
Now right-click on
/dev/sda3 and select resize option. Move the dragger to the extreme right so that 150 GB of unallocated space would comes before
After that, you can be able to resize your
/dev/sda2 Windows partition.
You just cant do it without having newly boot and do partition preferable during installation time . resizing partition may be allowed by some third party software but its going to harm your computer hard-disk. or if you join two partition or devide into two partition may be your system file will be corrupted and you will be unable to browse over windows or ubuntu . neither you can use kde partition manager and kvpm ,this will be avilable in ubuntu software center. or for in case windows you can use many third party software avilable