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  1.    24 Nov 2015 #11
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    Doesn't matter. The logical partitions need to be together that is all. I would put C next to system reserved only because the outside of the drive is marginally faster. You would however need to make space for it first as @NavyLCDR said so move it to the far right and all will be OK.

    You have to press "apply" then your system will reboot and Partition wizard do all the pending actions specified.

    I'm not sure why you are doing this by the way but Linux will boot from primary or logical partition - it doesn't care.
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  2.    24 Nov 2015 #12
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    Quote Originally Posted by alekhka View Post
    I mean to the System Reserved end. like lx07 said.
    Without doing some major disk imaging and partition rearranging you can't move it to the System Reserved end because there is no space for it there. It is not ideal to have the C: drive partition at the left end, but it will work. I would think it would just increase hard disk wear a little bit and run a little bit slower. Just my personal opinion, though, that may or may not be true in real life.

    Your main goal is to get the unallocated space next to the current logical partitions, which is exactly what you have done.

    EDIT: and lx07 apparently agrees :-)
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  3.    24 Nov 2015 #13
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    Quote Originally Posted by lx07 View Post
    Doesn't matter. The logical partitions need to be together that is all. I would put C next to system reserved only because the outside of the drive is marginally faster. You would however need to make space for it first as @NavyLCDR said so move it to the far right and all will be OK.

    You have to press "apply" then your system will reboot and Partition wizard do all the pending actions specified.

    I'm not sure why you are doing this by the way but Linux will boot from primary or logical partition - it doesn't care.
    I actually want to make 3 partitions; /, /home and swap.
    I did try making the first as primary. Then when i try second it says no more MBR slots. So I am making it logical.
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  4.    24 Nov 2015 #14
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    Quote Originally Posted by alekhka View Post
    I actually want to make 3 partitions; /, /home and swap.
    I did try making the first as primary. Then when i try second it says no more MBR slots. So I am making it logical.
    Ah, OK. You don't need to do that either. It is perfectly OK to install linux on one partition (it makes no sense to have a swap on the same disk I think) but that is a question for another forum probably

    Have a look at the Arch wiki - it is excellent even if you are installing something else. Partitioning - ArchWiki

    Anyway if you want to have lots of logical partitions they must all be next to each other - doesn't matter where really.

    Hope this helps.
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  5.    24 Nov 2015 #15
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    Quote Originally Posted by lx07 View Post
    Ah, OK. You don't need to do that either. It is perfectly OK to install linux on one partition (it makes no sense to have a swap on the same disk I think) but that is a question for another forum probably

    Have a look at the Arch wiki - it is excellent even if you are installing something else. Partitioning - ArchWiki

    Anyway if you want to have lots of logical partitions they must all be next to each other - doesn't matter where really.

    Hope this helps.
    Thank you verry much. You made my day.
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  6.    24 Nov 2015 #16
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    Thank you both lx07 and NavyLCDR


    You guys are awesome and provided me much needed help.


    Thank you guys again and god bless!!!
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  7.    24 Nov 2015 #17
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    You are most welcome sir.
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  8.    24 Nov 2015 #18
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    Quote Originally Posted by lx07 View Post
    You are most welcome sir.
    I saw from the link you provided that that GPT can support unlimited number of Primary partitions. Why don't we all convert our disks to GPT??

    Thank you
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  9.    24 Nov 2015 #19
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    Quote Originally Posted by alekhka View Post
    I saw from the link you provided that that GPT can support unlimited number of Primary partitions. Why don't we all convert our disks to GPT??

    Thank you
    It depends on your bios and your OS.

    Old computers will only boot from bios to a mbr partitioned disk. Newer ones will boot from EFI and can (and do) use GPT. As far as I remember it is not easy to make Windows 7 or earlier boot from EFI even if your hardware supports it.

    It seems (after a quick look) that your laptop does support UEFI but it would be a whole new story to convert your disk and windows to GPT.

    Unless you really want to do this I'd not bother as there isn't really much of a benefit. I did it on my MacBook last year as allegedly EFI boots faster but it made no difference that I could tell.

    Most likely the easiest way would be to convert the disk to GPT and then reinstall everything (including Windows) which would be quite an undertaking.
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  10.    24 Nov 2015 #20
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    Quote Originally Posted by lx07 View Post
    It depends on your bios and your OS.

    Old computers will only boot from bios to a mbr partitioned disk. Newer ones will boot from EFI and can (and do) use GPT. As far as I remember it is not easy to make Windows 7 or earlier boot from EFI even if your hardware supports it.

    It seems (after a quick look) that your laptop does support UEFI but it would be a whole new story to convert your disk and windows to GPT.

    Unless you really want to do this I'd not bother as there isn't really much of a benefit. I did it on my MacBook last year as allegedly EFI boots faster but it made no difference that I could tell.

    Most likely the easiest way would be to convert the disk to GPT and then reinstall everything (including Windows) which would be quite an undertaking.
    That would be a hectic task. Won't do it then.

    Thanks again
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