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Windows 7: windows 7 does not boot from dynamic disk

08 Oct 2012   #1

windows 7 ultimate x86
 
 
windows 7 does not boot from dynamic disk

i changed my disk partitions as dynamic disks in windows 7 home basic (accidently) After i install windows 7 ultimate. It cannot boot from dynamic disk. it shows blank screen. What can i do. how do i recover it. my system cannot boot..Plz help me...


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08 Oct 2012   #2

7 x64
 
 

Wipe the drive and reinstall.
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08 Oct 2012   #3
Microsoft MVP

 

The problem is that you converted your HD to Dynamic which is only meant to be used to span a partition across multiple HD's. Apparently you didn't see the warning message.

The solution to solve this non-destructively is to boot free Partition Wizard CD version 4.2 which is the last one which offers this as a free feature: pw422.zip ISO - Windows Live.

Download the ISO, rightclick to burn it to CD using Windows Image Burner, or use ImgBurn.

Boot CD. You will need to delete the extra partition(s) you created which tipped it to convert to Dynamic before it will convert back to Basic.

Then follow these video steps: How to convert dynamic disk to basic disk with Partition Wizard?

After conversion if you want help adding a partition post back a screenshot of your maximized Disk Mgmt drive map with listings, using the Snipping Tool in Start Menu, attached using paper clip in Reply Box.
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