Re: How to format Hard Drive
Last item ... glad you're not keen on messing with Win7 anymore because using GParted to shrink that OS partition is asking for trouble. Unless you use the Win7 Disk Management utility to shrink Win7 OS partition, you run the risk of corrupting the partition and rendering Win7 unbootable.
Originally Posted by Krabby.Linux
Also, since you have a multiboot machine, would be a good idea to boot into Win7 and use the Backup feature to create and burn a Win7 Repair CD. That will come in handy later should you need to repair the Win7 boot loader.
Ubuntu 14.04, Mint 17; MS Win 8.1.
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