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Reclaim unallocated space for Windows partition - extend Windows partition on Mac

I'm trying to extend the Windows partition running on my MacBook Air (Bootcamp is used) without losing any data, of course. What I have done is that I have used GParted live to shrink the OS X Lion ...
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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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Corrupt NTFS partition's MFT – Which tool is right? What tool to fix?

I used Avira Rescue Disk (Ubuntu 12.04) to access a broken NTFS boot partition. Windows 7 fails to mount it: it displays a bluescreen ("UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME") and restarts immediately. With the ...
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How to resize boot partition on ubuntu 14.10 using gparted

I have Ubuntu 14.10 installed on my pc of 500GB HDD. I created a seperate boot partition and now its running low on space while upgrading to 15.04. I even tried cleaning out spaces, still its not ...
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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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Windows 8.1 / Ubuntu 14 dual boot partition mystery

I clean installed windows 8.1 on a new 1TB HD. During which I created a 120G partition for windows to live on. (it also creates a small 350M system partition by default). Next, using a LIVE CD 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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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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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 ---- ...
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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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How can I copy a drive image to a new SSD and make it bootable?

I recently purchased a G.SKILL Phoenix Pro 120GB SSD, and attempted to make an image of my current drive, and restore that image to the new SSD. The current drive is a 320GB HDD in an HP Envy 14 ...
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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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Multiple partitions for an external USB hard drive used by Linux and Windows

I want to split a large external USB hard drive into at least 2 partitions. I've heard that multiple partitions on a USB drive involves problems not associated with partitioning a regular IDE/SATA ...
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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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Gparted can't see partitions on an Acer Extensa 5420 laptop

I tried to install Ubuntu on my Acer Extensa 5420 laptop. At the point where Gparted should allow me to select partitions I could not see my Windows partitions with Vista and XP installed on them. It ...
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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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How do I boot VMWare guest with gParted in VMWare Infrastructure Client?

I've got ESXi on my server and have couple of Guests on it. I have increased HD size of one the guests but when I boot into that guest - Win Server 2003 - it is not reflected. I know why. I need to ...
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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 ...
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How to extend the primary partition for Ubuntu Server running in VMWare Player

I ran out of space on a VM I use at home. It runs Ubuntu server and the existing space was 20G. I decided to increase it to 100G to ensure I have plenty of breathing room. So I followed the ...
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Format HD to remove traces of Windows 10 and reinstall Windows 8

I've gotten into a bit of a mess. Here's the situation: I have a Dell laptop that had Windows 8 pre-installed. I don't have a key or anything, due to the fact that it was preinstalled and Windows ...
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Fixing GUID collision from Clonezilla-ing a Windows drive?

I just bought a larger SSD (256gb up from 128) and used Clonezilla to clone the smaller drive to the newer, larger drive. I cloned the "drive," and not the windows "partition." Because of this, it ...
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Gparted cannot resize extended or LVM partition

I created a VM using VirtualBox and realized it was small. So, i managed (after some time) to create a new, bigger HD. Live GParted CD image (v.022): Now I need to integrate the unallocated ...
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Cannot move/resize ubuntu partition to unallocated space

I have Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 dual booting from a partitioned SSD. I decided I need a little more room for Ubuntu. In GParted, the 12.50GB which I shrunk from Windows (in Windows) shows as ...
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Increase Kali Linux Home Partition

I have been searching around the internet to find out how to increase my Kali partition with some unallocated space, but I haven't found the answer. I am using GParted in a live Kali Linux 1.1.0 USB ...
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How to copy Microsoft Reserved Partition partition from hard disk drive to to SSD using GParted?

I’m using GParted to clone all data from HDD to SSD on each Workstation in our Company. I got two problems there: How do I copy the Microsoft Reserved Partition? GParted marks this as unknown ...
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Win7 cannot sleep because of GRUB [closed]

I have Win7 on an MBR HDD for 6 years now, that was my primary operation system, but I intend to use Linux instead. At least I am trying out several Linux distros on another HDD, which I set to GPT ...
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Shrinking partition is limited by an ordinary file

Summary On a Windows 7 64-bit machine, system partition has 29% free space, won't shrink, mentions an ordinary file as non-movable. Details Shrinking partition is limited not only by free space (of ...
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Invalid GPT and No Partitions found on External Hard Drive

Ok so I'll start from the beginning here, and I'll do my best to give you all of the info upfront. Hard Drive: Toshiba DWC120 2TB Original File System: NTFS I was having issues with this hard drive ...
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GParted created 30GB partition with 0.6-1.6GB usage

I have Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon. I intend to install 3 other Linux distros on my SSD, so I installed gparted 0.18 from the package manager. I realized that I cannot resize the root partition with ...
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Clone A Drive With GParted

I have a SSD Drive that has Ubuntu already on it (can wipe it clean, nothing important on the drive). I am trying to boot from a Ubuntu Live CD and use GParted to format the SSD drive (which is ...
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USB read only with recursive filesystem

I have a USB flash drive 4GB Sandisk Edge After "DD"ing to make a live USB, the drive failed to boot and after checking it, the whole drive is broken. When using Gparted shows: | Partition | File ...