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Windows 7: Problem converting Dynamic to Basic Disks

18 Jan 2012   #11
gregrocker

 

It's better to use Windows tools. Make sure the RAID is properly broken.


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18 Jan 2012   #12
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Any partitioning program should be able to "fix" the issue. However, using diskpart from the Windows 7 install media should as well, and would work the same way.
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