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Windows 7: dynamic disc invalid

14 Mar 2014   #1

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dynamic disc invalid

I have a 3tb internal drive which I had to work hard to get my PC to recognize in the first place.

I have since re-installed windows 7 - the drive WAS working, but overnight it has stopped working.
When I go to disk management it says 'dynamic disc invalid'

I have tried a couple of partition tools, but because the drive is greater than 2gb, they do not work with the drive.

I was hoping to convert/repair the partition without losing the data.

Please advise

On initial install of the HDD on my previous OS (which was windows y - I re installed due to performance issues), I had to install the INTEL rapid Storage driver - which I have done this time.
I'm pretty sure after formatting - I had to change the disk to GPT

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14 Mar 2014   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

Did you choose to have dynamic disks? Do you want or need dynamic disks?

If not, look here to get back to ordinary "basic" disks:

Convert a Dynamic Disk to a Basic Disk
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