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Windows 7: Disk partition

23 Feb 2014   #1
jpchint

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 
Disk partition

I want to install UBUNTU with my win 7 ultimate 32 bit os.
My disk partition is as follows..
My windows directory is in C drive with 195GB space.
Can i shrink "c" Volume,to allocate 10 GB for UBUNTU??


Also can i install this os through win7 usb/dvd download tool??




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23 Feb 2014   #2
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

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23 Feb 2014   #3
user31

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Yes. Right click on your partition, shrink volume. Now when you do an Ubuntu install it will ask you which partition. Simply choose the one you just created.
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23 Feb 2014   #4
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by user31 View Post
Yes. Right click on your partition, shrink volume.
You cannot shrink C: using Disk Managment whilst booted into Windows...you need to advise OP to use alternate partioning tool
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