Partition in windows 7 for other operating system

Hello.. I am using windows 7 64bit and I want to install Fedora along with the windows.

I partition my drive D: to 100GB which is total of 238GB of size for fedora O.S
I partition it by this process.
My computer--> right click--> manage-->Disk management. And then I shrink the new volume. The new drive will be created as I:

But when I am going to install fedora. It didn't show that newly created drive i.e I:

Why it is happening. I format that drive many times but nothing works. All it shows me in fedora that 238GB drive.
Is there is a mistake in partition?
The partition format is NTFS?

please help.......
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  1. Can you post a screenshot of the HDD partitions in Disk Management window?
  2. abhijeet_90 said:
    Hello.. I am using windows 7 64bit and I want to install Fedora along with the windows.

    I partition my drive D: to 100GB which is total of 238GB of size for fedora O.S
    I partition it by this process.
    My computer--> right click--> manage-->Disk management. And then I shrink the new volume. The new drive will be created as I:

    But when I am going to install fedora. It didn't show that newly created drive i.e I:

    Why it is happening. I format that drive many times but nothing works. All it shows me in fedora that 238GB drive.
    Is there is a mistake in partition?
    The partition format is NTFS?

    please help.......


    Linux OS will need about 3 or 4 partitions to run.
    OEM Windows 7 can often chew up 3 primary partitions.

    When you shrink the HDD set the new space as a extended logical partition NOT as primary partition.
    When you boot with Fedora you can divvy up the extended logical drive as boot, swap, home or whatever you want
    A single primary parition will not allow this.
  3. If I install Fedora in the newly created drive .... does it affect my windows 7 option at the startup boot?
    cause recently my friend install ubuntu with a newly partition and he lost windows 7 option in the boot menu.
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