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Windows 7: Having trouble with a dual boot partition

21 Feb 2011   #11
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

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Get the bootable CD of this program. That will be the easiest to manipulate the partitions because if you boot from the CD, every partition is inactive.
I think you have to pay for that but that is the best way
No, it is free.

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21 Feb 2011   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 / Windows 7 Ultimate x32

Thank you everyone for all the feedback, what ended up happening was I installed the trial version of the Paragon software but I think I might have had both operating systems on the same Hard drive some how (or at least petition) since after I wiped that drive, my computer refused to boot. I ended up having to do a hard reset on my primary drive so now I have a fresh installation of Windows 7 once more and I'm re-installing all my programs back at the moment.

Luckily I did backup all my personal files so now it's just a matter of time till my PC is running like new again, I guess it was due for a rollback anyhow. At the very least I know how to handle my partition issue and I will give mini-tool a try to to expand my primary volume.

Again thank you for all the information! It's helped me a great deal and finally got me to stop being lazy about my PC again :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Feb 2011   #13
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Toastums, the trick is to image, image and image again. Then you can bail yourself easily out of a tight spot like this.
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