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The best I can suggest is to resize your extended partition, so that it contains the unallocated space. Unless Windows allows you to do so as @4li said, you can't do it with its Disk Management.

If you are familiar with command line and fdisk, it can be easily done with fdisk in Fedora live session with some care. All you need to do is to:

1. list your current partitions (p command) and remember the start & end numbers for your last partition (write them down somewhere)
2. remove the extended partition (with d)(yes! it'll remove your logical partition too!)
3. create a new extended partition using all free space (with n)(which will be around 87GiB)
4. re-create the deleted logical partition with exactly the same start and end numbers (with n)(actually, the end number can be even greater than the original one if there is a few free space at the end).

If not, I'd suggest using an advanced graphical patition management tool which lets you change the start of your extended partition. I'm not sure, but GParted might be able to do so, which is either available in Fedora live media, or can be installed. It is a trivial task, so it should be easy to find a tool which is able to do so.

When you did it, you'll have the 40GiB free space will reside in your extended partition, and so Fedora can create 2 or more partitions there.

The best I can suggest is to resize your extended partition, so that it contains the unallocated space. Unless Windows allows you to do so as @4li said, you can't do it with its Disk Management.

If you are familiar with command line and fdisk, it can be easily done with fdisk in Fedora live session with some care. All you need to do is to:

1. list List your current partitions (p command) and remember the start & end numbers for your last partition (write them down somewhere)
2. remove Remove the extended partition (with d)(yes! it'll remove your logical partition too!)
3. create Create a new extended partition using all free space (with n)(which will be around 87GiB)
4. re-create Re-create the deleted logical partition with exactly the same start and end numbers (with n)(actually, the end number can be even greater than the original one if there is a few free space at the end).
5. List your partitions again with p. All your 4 partitions should exist at original positions, specially the logical one. The only change should be the start position of your extended partition
6. If anything seems wrong, simply quit fdisk without saving using q. It won't do anything. If everything is OK, you can save your modifications with w.
7. If for whatever reason you did something wrong (don't!), don't panic. You can repeat the above. Even if you remove your logical partition completely, and can't restore it (e.g. the start and end numbers are lost!), testdisk should be able to easily recover it for you.

If not, I'd suggest using an advanced graphical patition management tool which lets you change the start of your extended partition. I'm not sure, but GParted might be able to do so, which is either available in Fedora live media, or can be installed. It is a trivial task, so it should be easy to find a tool which is able to do so.

When you did it, you'll have the 40GiB free space will reside in your extended partition, and so Fedora can create 2 or more partitions there.