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    Partition Troubles


    I'm having a problem rearranging the partitions on my hard drive and have not been able to find useful information anywhere else - so I was hoping someone here can help me. My hard drive is basically split up like this:

    1) A 55 gb primary partition which Windows XP is on
    2) A 33 gb extended partition which includes
    I) A Linux swap partition
    II) An empty partition (which can alternatively be unallocated space)
    III) An Ext2 Partition for Fedora Core 6
    IV) An NTFS partition for data files
    3) A 20 gb primary partition for Windows Vista

    When trying to take space away from the XP partition (1), I ended up making the empty partition (II). I actually want that space to go into the NTFS partition (IV), but I have been completely unsuccessful. Any idea how I can merge two partitions on an extended partition?

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    its not possible in your partition setup. Extended Partition is 'in between' two Primary Partitions.






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    Is there a way I can move the second primary partition in front of the extended partition?

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    NO. its not possible. either delete Second Primary Partition, drag Extended to last OR delete Extended and drag Second Primary Partition. you can't Jump the partitions over each other.






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