Move / to a new partition

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http://unix.stackexchange.com – I have Windows 7 and Debian dual-booted on my laptop. I'm getting cramped for space on the Debian side, so I want to remove the Windows partition and use the whole computer for Debian. I'm currently using a single partition for Debian (plus a swap partition), but would like to split /home into its own partition in the new arrangement. Since the Windows partition is larger than all the Debian partitions, there's space enough for the whole linux installation in the current windows partition. So I'm thinking what I'd do is: reformat the 60GB windows 7 partition /sda2 to an extended partition w (HowTos)