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Windows 7: Problem with partition, Missing Dynamic

19 May 2013   #1
smallworld

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
Problem with partition, Missing Dynamic

Can anyone guide my in the correct direction to fix the missing dynamic? I want to move all of the unused space to my current c: drive. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thank you.




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19 May 2013   #2
SIW2

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Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

In Disk Management, right-click the disk marked Missing. Click Reactivate Disk.
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19 May 2013   #3
smallworld

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

I've tried that, nothing happens.
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19 May 2013   #4
gregrocker

 

Why do you have Dynamic disks, which are meant to span a data partition across multiple disks?

If Win7 will not boot you can try to convert it to Basic using one of the non-destructive methods in Convert a Dynamic Disk to a Basic Disk.

The method I use is here to convert dynamic disk to basic disk with Partition Wizard bootable CD. The last version this feature was free in is pw422.zip ISO - Windows Live. Download and burn ISO to CD using WIndows Image Burner, boot and follow the tutorial above.

C is now missing both the System and Active flags so it may be necessary to Mark Partition Active and run Startup Repair - Run up to 3 Separate Times to see if Win7 will start.
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