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Ubuntu :: Gparted - Convert A Logical Partition To Primary?

Problem:Here's what I had, they basically needed to switch places.C: Windows Primary (The contents of this was my boot partition)D: Extended Logical (I wanted this to become the primary)I googled what to do, and believe it or not it seems people really didn't have a solution besides reformatting it?We learn from our mistakes. That's why I'm posting what I did to see if someone knows a better way!What I did:First I used an Ubuntu LiveCD or 10.04. (Not .1 oh noes)Then I opened up gparted and shrank the extended partition so I would have enough room to move them around.I mounted both the C: and D: partitions and copied the data over to the primary from the logical.I deleted the logical and then moved and resized the primary!Then I flagged the primary partition boot.Well that's one way to get from logical to primary with your data

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