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Windows 7: Unintentionally convert OS from basic to dynamic volume

24 Aug 2011   #11
gregrocker

 

You can make the third partition Primary, but you'll need to make the fourth Logical using Partition Wizard CD in order to expand any further by adding Logical sub-partitions.

How is it you arrived at a Dynamic Disk when you only show two partitions. You must have had three at some point and were trying to make a fourth?


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25 Aug 2011   #12
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@ Greg, thank you for suggestion.

I created four primary partitions during second installation since on the first attempt that i followed the tutorial yet window 7 could not be able to shrunk to specific space (80 GB) . I thought that there would be any option selectable to change primary to logical drive during setup. Then after installation i tried to change the fourth primary to logical in disk management ;therefore, it ended up with four dynamic volumes , the snapshort was taken after i had already deleted two partitions .

To all , thank you for your kindness.
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25 Aug 2011   #13
gregrocker

 

To change a partition from Primary to Logical or vice versa, you would use Partition Wizard and not Disk Mgmt.

Glad to help.
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