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Windows 7: Creating A New Partition

27 Mar 2010   #1
desertkatzi

Windows 7
 
 
Creating A New Partition

Ok, so, I'm trying to dual-boot Windows 7 with Mac, but I can only create a partition that's ca. 9500mb big. This was when I had 23gb of free space, then I relocated the space into the C Drive, but when I tried shrinking the space again (this was when I had 70 gb free) it said I could, again, only make the partition ca. 9500mb large.

Any ideas/hints with this or just dual-booting in general. I've never done this before, so - we'll see, but I do have everything backed up and my original Windows Vista disk and the Windows 7 upgrade disk. (I'm runnung Windows 7 Home Premium).

Thank you in advance!


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27 Mar 2010   #2
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Use a tool like Partition Wizard to adjust the partitions to desired size.
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27 Mar 2010   #3
desertkatzi

Windows 7
 
 

Ok, thank you. I now have one las question thoug: If I have Windows 7 and want to make a partition where I run a Mac OS (So, I dual-boot the two) should I make it a primary or logical partition and what is the difference between the two? And what about the file system (NTFS, FAT, FAT32, Unformatted) and the Cluster Size (Default, 512 bytes, 1kb, 2kb, 4kb, 8kb, 16kb, 32kb, 64kb)?

Any one?
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27 Mar 2010   #4
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

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