dual-boot windows7


New Member
this is the scenario: i have windows7 installed on a single partition 500 gb hd. i want to install ubuntu as dual boot. (i have done this before but not with win7.) can i go into disk management and reduce the win 7 volume by say 50 gb. format it fat32 and install ubuntu. and still have dual-boot? thanks in advance.


Essential Member
I would use Gparted to set up the partitions.

It is the best and easiest route to go.

You can also format using NTFS.

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