creating extended partition/ deleting partition on windows 7 netbook
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 31 22:05:59 UTC 2010
On 07/31/2010 06:34 AM, Keith Jesse wrote:
> After shrinking the primary windows partition I have 100gb space, But
> still no luck with installing ubuntu - it still only permits either
> erasing windows altogether or manual install.
Use the manual install and then select part of the 100 GB space for
your system. You can do anything you want.
> Still unsure how to create an extended partition and have the ubuntu
> installer recognise this. Cant see any relevant fuction in GParted.
> Do I need to remove some of the windows partitions still (in which
> case I need to back up the recover volume - which will be tricky as it
> is about 6 gig and there is no CD/DVD Burner with the unit - and its
> not clear how to copy it anyway....)
> On Sat, Jul 31, 2010 at 2:09 PM, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net
> <mailto:glgxg at sbcglobal.net>> wrote:
> On 07/30/2010 08:18 PM, Keith Jesse wrote:
> > I cant work out how to create an extended partition/logical
> partition in
> > Windows 7 (Medion Netbook) - such that I can install Ubuntu
> > Windows (which takes up all 4 partitions). I have searched
> extensively on
> > the net - but cant find a simple method for the not too literate
> to either:
> > create the extended partition and upload Ubuntu - or delete such
> > partitions that are not necessary and then allow Ubuntu to
> > upload?
> > Any help appreciated.
> Can you not use the built in Disk Management utility
> and resize/shrink the Win7 (C:) partition? Right click and select
> 'Shrink Volume'. Shrink to allow at least 20Gb for the Ubuntu install
> (you can use less, but I'd recommend at least 20Gb if you have
> sufficient disk space). I'd also not recommended deleting any existing
> After shrinking the volume, install Ubuntu & have it install in
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