[ubuntu-uk] dual boot problem

Norman Silverstone norman at littletank.org
Sun May 13 16:41:15 UTC 2012

> > I can understand and follow all that you say and, viewed 
> > theoretically, it is very good. Where I am at a complete loss is how 
> > to practically modify the partition containing Windows. I suppose I 
> > should read up on gparted before going any further. Norman 
> gparted is easy!  Fire it up and browse to the NTFS partition you want 
> to resize, and select it.  Click on the 'partition' menu and there is an 
> option to 'resize/move'.  The rest is easy, and I can honestly say it 
> hasn't let me down once ....  but then I've never had a power failure or 
> a computer hardware problem during the re-sizing - which takes quite a 
> while!  Occasionally, my wife manages to trip one or more mcb's when she 
> is getting stuff out of the pantry ....  there's no way around that.

Right, that seems straight forward. I'll have some tea and then have a
go. I have no data to loose so if things mess up it wont matter.


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