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Windows 7: i can not partiton my new windows 7 netbook

10 Feb 2011   #1

windows 7 starter 32 bit
i can not partiton my new windows 7 netbook

i have tried everything but i get the error after completing the operation that the disk will convert from basic disk to dynamic disk.......what do i do can any please give me a detailed answer and step by step approach...........i am new to this forum and to the world of computer as well.waiting for reply...

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10 Feb 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

First, what are you exactly trying to do? Are you trying to shrink your current partition, so you can make a second, separate data partition?
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10 Feb 2011   #3
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Do not convert to Dynamic!

Please post back a screenshot of your full Disk Management drive map and listings, using Snipping Tool in Start Menu.

If you're planning to install another OS then we can help you create a 4th Primary partition by converting a data partition (only) to Logical so you can create a new Primary partiiton for the OS. Read over option four here: Partition Wizard : Use the Bootable CD

Otherwise you can convert a data partiiton (not OS, Boot or Recovery) to Logical which will then allow you to add as many data sub-partitions as there are remaining letters.

But there are traps to be avoided by posting back the screenshot first for careful scrutiny.
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