Not enough primary partitions

My windows 7 laptop has one disk with 5 partitions: 3 primaries (System,C:\, and Samsung Restore) and 2 logicals (D and F).
 How can I make F primary and active, so that I can install on it Windows8Beta (for dual boot)? 
 The Partition Wizard does not seem to allow this. 
Thanks in advance, 
Gerhard
 

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Last updated December 20, 2017 Views 2,003 Applies to:
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I tried to use Easeus to make F primary and got the following answer:
The operation could not be completed. There is no empty slot in MBR partition table.

Thanlks for the warning, but I have restore copies

As Shenan said, you have the maximum number of partitions already - 3 primary plus one extended.


If you don't want to delete one of your primary partitions, you can install Windows 8 in a virtual machine.
 
How To Install Windows 8 On VMware:
http://www.intowindows.com/how-to-install-windows-8-on-vmware-virtual-machine/
 
How to Test Drive Windows 8 in VirtualBox:
http://www.howtogeek.com/74515/how-to-test-drive-windows-8-in-virtualbox/



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