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Windows 7: Dynamic Disk Type?

24 Mar 2012   #11
Vigorous

Windows Home Premium x64
 
 

So I boot Partition Wizard from the disc and follow that tutorial video?


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24 Mar 2012   #12
gregrocker

 

Yes, but first you'll have to delete the fifth Primary partition you added which caused it to convert. Just delete it, no need to resize.

I wrote about how you can deal with adding partitions after converting your disk.
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24 Mar 2012   #13
Vigorous

Windows Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Yes, but first you'll have to delete the fifth Primary partition you added which caused it to convert.

I wrote about how you can deal with adding partitions after converting your disk.
What do I delete it with? Partition Wizard?
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24 Mar 2012   #14
gregrocker

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Vigorous View Post
What do I delete it with? Partition Wizard?
Yes:

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Before converting boot PW CD to delete the R partition
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24 Mar 2012   #15
Vigorous

Windows Home Premium x64
 
 

All I get is Disk 1 and its just that showing everything. It isn't showing my partitions though.
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24 Mar 2012   #16
ignatzatsonic

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

Post a picture of what you do see in Partition Wizard if you can't figure it out.
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24 Mar 2012   #17
gregrocker

 

I've never seen PW not show a drive map. What does it show for Disk 1: size, content, listings?

If it matches your HD, then click on the Disk # and see if Disk Tab allows you to choose Convert to Basic. If so, then select it and Apply step.

If not, reboot into Disk Management to delete R Partition, then reboot into PW CD to see if you can click on Disk # to Convert to Basic from Disk tab.
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24 Mar 2012   #18
Vigorous

Windows Home Premium x64
 
 

This is what I get.


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24 Mar 2012   #19
Vigorous

Windows Home Premium x64
 
 

The only thing that I see that I can do is convert but I haven't gotten to delete that partition yet.
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24 Mar 2012   #20
gregrocker

 

Reboot into Disk Mgmt to Delete R. Partition or Volume - Delete

THen boot back into PW CD to click on HD #, from DIsk tab select Convert to Basic, Apply step, reboot.
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