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Resizing Win 10 partition (only Win 8 installation CD)

I am about to resize my Win 10 partition to install Ubuntu. From what I read Windows partition tool will not be able to give you space you want, since it cannot move certain MFT-files. Using GParted ...
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Resize 5 Tb ext4 empty drive with Gparted takes 40 hs

I have an external 5 Tb drive connected via a USB3 port. I just formatted it to ext4, so it's completely empty. I told Gparted to resize it so as to leave some ~100 Gb of unallocated space at the ...
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cloning SSD onto bigger SSD and resize - alignment or other low level stuff?

I have a Dell M4700, one 128GB mSata SSD, one HDD, 16 GB RAM, some i7 CPU. Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64, installed on SSD, HDD for storage and some big programs. The Windows works fine, all programs ...
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Progress state: VBOX_E_NOT_SUPPORTED

deathstar> VBoxManage showhdinfo XP.vdi UUID: fa2d24af-bd52-4928-89d3-c8c5feeb7b75 Parent UUID: base State: created Type: normal (base) Location: /root/...
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ntfsresize says NTFS partition inconsistent but chkdsk doesn't find anything

I am trying to shrink a NTFS partition on which, currently, Win10 is installed. The hard disk is a SSD. Disk management utility is not allowing me to shrink even a bit. It shows the amount of shrink ...
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How can I format a drive that is infected by crypto locker?

I am attempting to format an infected SD card on my Mac to no avail. When I use disk utility, and erase the disk, it says it erased but the disk still has the same content on it. I am considering ...
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Can't create a partition table on micro SD card

I'm trying to reformat a micro SD card that was previously in a raspberry pi (and had stopped working). However, when I plug it into my main computer (arch) and try to partition it, I can't because ...
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Expanding 2 partitions with other partitions surrounding them

I am upgrading my Dell XPS 13 9333's SSD from 128gb to 512gb. I have been able to get all the stuff over to my new SSD (my old one is in a USB enclosure), but I cannot expand my Windows 10 (/dev/sda5) ...
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Can't resize VirtualBox drive. Debian

I had Debian Virtual Machine with 8 Gb vdi disk. Later i need have been some extra space. I resize vdi disk with VBoxManage modifyhd Debian.vdi --resize 20Gb Next, i download GParted ISO and create ...
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Preserve Ubuntu/Win7 dual boot after moving/resizing current Ubuntu partition

I have Win 7 and Ubuntu 15.10 dual booting at the moment. Windows XP on sda1 is what I am trying to get rid of, so that I can then expand sda2 LEFT and resize sda6 (Ubuntu) LEFT to give me more room. ...
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Seagate 3TB drive just failed, options?

I just had a Seagate 3TB Barracuda drive fail on me. Windows cannot see the drive at all and it seems the BIOS seems to hesitate a bit when doing a SMART check, then shows all my drives except for the ...
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ntfsresize and gparted complain about bad sectors on cloned partition but there are none

I have a 2.5year old 1tb HDD (A WD Blue WD10EZEX) that is dying. The 740gb (only 340gb are occupied) Windows 7 partition on it started experiencing bad sector issues after a particularly nasty system ...
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Can't see the HDD unallocated space from windows on gparted

I currently have three booted up operating systems on my Desktop: Kali Linux Ubuntu Windows 10 The three of them are booted up from my SSD. both Ubuntu and Kali /home partitions are as shown in ...
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MacBook Pro does not boot - prohibition screen - does not see hard drive - blinking folder - stop sign

I have a macbook pro (2009) which was dual booted to windows. Windows bluescreened, I restarted, and the mac woulnt boot (blinking folder question mark). I pulled the hard drive out, copied the data ...
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Multiple errors on installing Ubuntu after Windows 10

(Please even read the comments to understand better) So let me start from the beginning. I downloaded Ubuntu in my Windows 10 and burned it to the USB. When I restarted I saw boot options and ...
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clone HDD to bigger HDD - align to sectors?

I have a 320 gb HDD, which is too small for me. There is a Windows 7 OS on it. I would like to clone this HDD onto a 1TB HDD, using Parted Magic or gparted. The HDD on the 1TB has a 320 GB partition ...
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Make bootable partition from a Live CD

I have a dual-boot system with Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10, behind GRUB2. I'd like to add a separate bootable partition that I can use for partition editing and recovery tasks. I've downloaded the ...
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Does resizing an ext4 partition formats it?

I currently have my hard-disk divided in 3 ext4 partitions as shown in the image below. Now, recently I've been needing more space and I would like extend the sda2 by shrinking the sda1 and adding ...
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Cloned Linux Mint Root parition to a new disk - won't boot

I used gparted and dd to clone a failing drive's root & swap partitions to a new drive. First I used gparted to copy and paste the root partition into a larger partition, gparted said it resized ...
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Error when tried to install 3 operation systems

I would like to have 3 Operation Systems on my Hard disk drive ,namely 2 Linux (e.g. Ubuntu and Debian) and 1 windows(e.g. Windows 7). How should I partition my HDD? (Which file systems and What ...
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External drive is extremely slow and freezing when saving files on it

I'm cloning repositories on my 5T external drive. It is extremely slow. It is not an SSD, but I feel that something is wrong somewhere. I created two partitions on it: 10k MB (~10 GB): ext4 the ...
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Will GParted deactivate cause data loss?

I am using GParted Live CD to resize a Fedora external USB drive. I have a locked lvm2 pv disk on GParted. I have to deactivate it in order to shrink it, according to my online search. But that ...
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Windows see resized FAT32 as RAW

I used gparted 0.24.0 parted 3.2 (on Arch Linux) to resize & move a FAT32 partition. After rebooted to Windows 10, the partition was detected as RAW. chkdsk refuse to check the partition, ...
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why does it seem to be good practice to set partition limits to whole MB values?

recently I moved to a new hardware with all the joys and chores of learning how things changed and do work now. when I came across the re/partitioning task using gparted it automatically chose to set ...
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USB won't format, shows as RAW in the disk management

I have a 32GB Kingston USB. It worked fine for almost a year now and I have filled it many times with data. Last time I connected it to my LCD TV to watch a movie and forgot it there for 2 weeks. ...
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ext4 partition got damaged after I increased the size

The file system got damaged, so it´s unreadable. Tried with GParted, the terminal (fsck, e2fsck) but nothing. I had Windows next to Linux and deleted Windows and extended Linux but don´t know why, the ...
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Windows 10 will not boot with source of clone attached

I cloned a windows 10 installation from a 1T HDD to a 500G SSD using clonezilla. Everything is fine as long as I don't attached the HDD drive that I used as the source of the clone. Here is what I ...
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Remove TrueCrypt encrypted partition

I have a laptop that someone gave me to reinstall windows on. The problem is, it's encrypted with TrueCrypt and they do not know the password. So I figured I would just boot up gparted and remove all ...
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Can't boot into Windows 10 after installing Ubuntu on same SSD

I installed Ubuntu from a USB stick, using the Live version to run gpartedto partition my disk. The disk is a 500GB SSD, and I reduced the size of the Windows installation, and then moved the next ...
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Gparted error — now disk disappeared

I tried to resize my 3TB internal HDD with gparted and it would just hang about halfway through. So I instead tried to reformat the entire drive to ext4 using GParted. I deleted it, then allocated ...
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How do change the file system format of usb? or how do I get gparted to work

alright a little background: I'm currently trying to get a working usb for gparted so I can install arch linux. I'm currently using Lubuntu. I'm relatively new to linux, partitioning, and generally ...
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How can I merge these two partitions?

i'm kind of a noob so i figured i should ask first before i destory my laptop. Here is a picture of the partitions: made with a live ubuntu usb flash drive I want to merge the dev/sda6 partition (...
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Fix an external drive not ejected properly with OSX or Ubuntu

I have an external drive of 1tb from western digital. It is formatted with NTFS. I ejected not properly from a mac and now I am not able to see the disk in finder, nautilus, disk utility or gparted. ...
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Editing partitions on USB drive disabled

I recently bought a 128GB USB drive, on which I'd like to make 4 partitions, but when I use Disk Management (Windows) and try to edit the main partition, the items in the list when right-clicked are ...
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Does dual boot linux need two swap partitions?

My harddrive is partitioned as follows. I used GParted to gather this info. /dev/sda1 ---- ext4 ---- Ubuntu /dev/sda2 ---- extended ---> /dev/sda5 ---- ext4 ---- Kali ---> /dev/sda6 ---- linux-...
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Install Kali Linux without GRUB?

Is it possible, and is it actually best to just use my onboard UEFI to boot Kali Linux instead of using GRUB if Kali Linux is sharing the same drive as my Windows 10 OS? I installed GRUB on my first ...
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How to merge unallocated partition to linux partition

I have a windows partition which was 500gb, then i installed ubuntu with a 40gb partition, now i am short of space, so i booted my ubuntu14 live cd and shrunk my windows paritition and got 88gb free ...
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Replicating partitioning setup on a new SSD

I am trying to clone a failing SSD in my laptop to a new one. Because the current drive is failing, I was unable to use any of the standard Windows cloning software (Macrium, etc.) as they were ...
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How do I disable automount in Debian 8?

I've managed to override any automounting in Debian 7 by opening GParted before connecting any USB drive or hotplugging Sata drives. But now in Debian 8, this doesn't work anymore since Gparted went ...
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How to tell fdisk to erase the partition's content like GParted does?

I'm trying to write a script to do some proceedings with an USB pendrive, deleting any partitions it encounters and creating new ones (more in this link). When I do the proceedings using GParted, ...
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How to interpret this case of probable overlapping partitions (unallocated drive in Gparted)?

I may have played too much with different operating systems and now I'm in trouble. I'll promise not to do it again, but first please help me put my machine back on track! :)) I had three Linux ...
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How do I extend an existing partition using GParted?

I have a few unallocated spaces on my drive which I would want to extend onto an existing partition. The partition I want to extend is unmounted, but when I choose to resize it, I can only decrease ...
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Attempting to fresh install ubuntu dual boot rEFInd does not recognize live boot

Attempted to do a fresh install by following the procedure found here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1587938 (I ASSuMEd that the fact that it was for vista instead of os x was ...
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Unable to perform any kind of operation on MircoSD card

I have a 8 GB SDcard that look like this in gparted: My goal is to have a single 8 GB partition on the SDcard. When I try to perform any operation (delete partition, create new partition, change ...
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How can I undo “mark partition as active” using GParted/Linux live CD?

In the process of trying to shrink my hard drive partition, I marked my C: drive (the only drive I have) as “active” in Windows’s “Disk Management” software. When I rebooted, it said something like “...
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How to resize a partition with gparted?

How do I perform a simple expansion of my main partition /dev/sda1 while keeping my swap partition /dev/sda2/dev/sda5 the same size? And why is the swap a separate device within the second partition? ...
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No valid fake msdos table

My PC contains a standard windows 8.1 installation. It recently crashed while I was in the middle of partitioning my drive with windows drive manager. As a result my computer now crashes with a BSOD: ...
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Windows 7 recognize working Partition (FAT) as raw after resize using GParted

I have 7 partitions in my single hardisk. One is NTFS where Windows 7 is installed, two are FAT partitions (bigger than all) for storing data files/movies/photos and rest all are ext4 which I use it ...
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How to add lvm so its available to use?

I'v got this 276GB disk that I can't figure out how to add to my volume group so that it is usable. Is there any way to make it usable?
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Gparted can not load filesystem when PXE booting

It looks like gparted does not support my Ethernet card... is there any way to make it so it does? I have tried this on my netbook and through virtual box on another machine, and it keeps giving me ...