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You're barking up the wrong tree -- you don't need to create a new primary partition. What you need to do is to move the free space out of your extended partition in such a way that you can expand your primary partition into that space. The details of how to do this vary greatly depending on your exact current partition layout. Such things are also often ...


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Both are correct -- and neither is correct. First, the "neither" part: The MBR limit is 2^32 sectors. Given the common 512-byte sector sizes, the limit is 512 * 2^32 bytes, which works out to 2 TiB. Note that's TiB, not TB. See here, among other places, for information on the different between IEEE-1541 units (such as TiB) and SI units (such as TB). At the ...



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