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15 Nov 2010   #11


Yes use the Diskpart Commands given in Option Two of the Tutorial. Convert a Dynamic Disk to a Basic Disk

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22 Nov 2010   #12

Windows 7 Enterprise x64

Reinstalled this weekend an I can boot from VHD. Dynamic disk was the problem
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22 Nov 2010   #13
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Good to see you have it sorted and thanks for the update.
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