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how to interchange the partitions of Win 7 & 8???

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    windows 7 & 8 with through Dual-Boot

    how to interchange the partitions of Win 7 & 8???

    hey last week i dual booted win 7 n 8. now i am running out of space in the drive which contains win8.
    win7 is installed on C drive and win8 on D drive.
    Now can anybody please tell me can i interchange the OS on the drive.
    I want to install win7 on Drive D and win8 on Drive C.
    Pleeezzz...!!!! help me.

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    You will probably need 3rd Party App help....I managed to do it with EaseUS - took a while and lots of patience. I finally managed to extend my Windows 8 Partition but it wasn't easy. The unallocated space has to be on the left of the partition you are trying to increase, etc. etc. I can't tell you how I finally stumbled into the proper arrangement, but I did - and all works well now. You might look at some of the tutorials on their site.....btw, it's free.

    Free Partition Magic alternative & free Partition Manager Software for Windows PC, Workstation and Server - EaseUS.
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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

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    Try resizing the partitions.

    You can download, a free versions from here
    Paragon Partition Manager Free Edition - Free Download

    You will need to register for a Product Key.
    Paragon Partition Manager 11 - How to Resize a Partition - YouTube
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