Deleted System reserved partition on secondary hard drive


  1. Posts : 1
    Windows 7 Ultimate X64
       #1

    Deleted System reserved partition on secondary hard drive


    I've had two disks:
    1- SSD drive with OS
    2- HDD with 4 partitions + system reserved

    Because i wanted to get rid of system reserved partition i've deleted and extended one of those 4..
    After that i formated and installed windows 7 x64 on my SSD.
    Right now the hdd partitions won't show up, and the only way i can see those partitions is running windows installation cd, but they are listed as Dynamic and cant do anything about them. The partition i resized appears multiple times, i don't know what to do. I'm desperate here.

    Gregrocker if you are around, please help me out.
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  2. mjf
    Posts : 5,969
    Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
       #2

    While you're waiting you should post a screen shot of the HDD.
    Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image
    If you have made 5 partitions you have probably made the HDD dynamic and should attempt to make it basic again. A basic drive can have a maximum of 4 primary partitions.
    Convert a Dynamic Disk to a Basic Disk
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