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a. I just want to resize my partion UP in ubuntu. Remember to flag the correct partition as the boot partition.b. Try typing "Recovery" in the "Start Menu" search box and see if any such utility shows up in the results. Check This Out

I do have the vista OS cd with me and other utilities reqd. Shannon VanWagner digg.com/users/bicep healthysystem.blogspot.com September 10, 2008 Dan Worked great for my son, vista would not shrink his disk but this did. Thus, while everyone keeps telling me to use the same method, I am very well just trying to ... Since I hadn't used Vista in ages I decided to kill that first then clone the entire disk. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/solved-windows-7-not-genuine-post-gparted-partition-resize-505639.html

The system recover options dialog will show up, and will ask you if you want to Repair and restart, which we do. With todays processors, changing the disk headers, calculating the FileSystem Block/Header offsets/addresses/Tables should be microseconds in length. August 9, 2007 The Geek I agree with Barron… While Alcohol was very useful a few years back, just about every cd burning tool can handle ISO images now, so why

If this is not an option (though I really, REALLY hope it is) I at least do not want the two partitioned evenly and I want to (quite obviously) give the I don't know what went wrong. nzjethroJune 30th, 2011, 10:29 PMSo, if I decide to keep Windows (just in case, you never know) and I do decide to shrink my Windows partition... What does the line "So long and thanks for all the fish!" mean?

Tech Support Forum Security Center Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help General Computer Security Computer Security News Microsoft Support BSOD, Crashes And Hangs Windows 10 Support Windows 8, 8.1 Support Windows 7, Vista Support Windows An attempt at this almost went wrong for me. I'll post back once I get everything done to summarize my experience and round out the thread. http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/196445-windows-not-genuine-after-partition-resize.html Marked as answer by Darin Smith MSOwner Tuesday, November 10, 2009 6:17 PM Tuesday, November 10, 2009 7:42 AM Reply | Quote All replies 2 Sign in to vote I fixed

The "missing" 450GB is now called Unallocated. Use Clonezilla to restore the partition images to the local disk. March 30, 2008 Max Hi, I have tried resizing Vista using Gparted Live and after which vista fails to Boot. Is there a solution?

Vista couldn't repair things, although I see the volumes just fine in Puppy Linux. After that I use Gparted to make partitions for my Ubuntu installation and it works! I used gparted to resize the NTFS partition, then installed Gentoo, then tried to boot Vista and received the above error message. Or select all the entries under that key and delete them?

Fortunately it was a new machine with nothing of mine on it. his comment is here Friday, December 04, 2009 5:12 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote guys, I am also having this issue after using gparted to delete the old xp partition and Start and then exit GParted. Thanks!

My boot drive was F, so I followed codehydro's instructions and after setting all the drives and rebooting, Windows came up activated as before. I've read problems on the web about Acronis, before I found out that DiskWizard WAS Acronis. When GParted resized "J:\" , it assigned a different drive letter ("G:\"). this contact form Wednesday, October 06, 2010 4:40 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote My thanks to codehydro and jason-g.

Gary 08-15-2010, 01:03 AM #11 i MaRk i TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Dec 2009 Location: Somewhere isolated from society... February 23, 2009 Joe Works great - I just finished changing the size of my partitions on my Vista Business x64 machine. Here's (http://lifehacker.com/5403100/dual+boot-windows-7-and-ubuntu-in-perfect-harmony) a guide that I put all first time dual-booters to.

I always get the impression that it's something difficult and dangerous that I couldn't do by myself ĘC and I'm sure I'm not the only one who thinks like that.

Where to start... The drive isn't there. Nope, that is, not one an ordinary human being will ever reach. Or you can just run Ubuntu and still have the clone should you ever change your mind.

solved Unable to shrink partition on windows 7....PLEASE HELP solved Are SMALLER Recovery partitions OK (smaller on SSD after cloning HDD)? Thanks 4 answers Last reply Feb 9, 2014 Best Answer Jan 30, 2014 More about windows reinstall prior partition shrink clone smaller ssd Best answer rhapdogJan 30, 2014, 2:12 AM The Good luck! http://ix2003.com/windows-7/windows-7-trojan-horse-rootkit-pakes-u-c-windows-system32-drivers-atapi-sys.html You do not have to pay money to use GParted.

Same thing. My EeePC did even though it had no internal drive. My next plan is to try this again after downloading the updates that were not installed, and if necessary install SP1 by hand. Thanks for any advice - this is exactly an issue I posted subsequent to this post.

Cheers April 21, 2008 Rupert @Hooman (and others), I had very similar problems with a Dell desktop. Thank you! How can I fix this? its the same computer...

It showed that the bootsector of every partition had matching values for the startsector of the partition and for another value in the bootsector known as the "hidden sectors" (at offset I would apperitiate if you could help me. March 14, 2009 Jan Just lost ALL my data on the Vista partition… I'm now doing a full re-install. Hello, I'd like to share my experience with Vista partitioning.

General Discussion Windows will not boot after partition resizeHi I tried resizing my C drive but got an error message. UPDATE I have now managed to get the laptop to boot into Windows. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause." File: \Windows\system32\winload.exeStatus: 0xc0000225Info: The selected entry could not be loaded because the application is missing or corrupt. Your case seems to have worked because your windows 7 was installed in C:\, which is the default regenerated drive assignment if you delete the key.

Unfortunately the hard drive crashed and I lost my backup. Windows 7: Windows not genuine after partition resize Page 1 of 2 1 2 > 10 Nov 2011 #1 Matts1 Windows 7 Home Premium 45 posts Windows not Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... You MIGHT use gparted to kickstart the repair process by setting the 1st partition to windows/vista type starting at the beginning of the disk.

So if it's going slow for you, just hang in there… Note that I didn't defrag beforehand, but I can't think of any other reason why this took so long (maybe Friday, November 15, 2013 3:42 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I just used this method to fix my Windows 7 Ultimate machine (8JAN15). Unless you are very lucky, you'll be greeted with this horrible error message saying "Windows Failed to start.