Hdd is dynamic from basic !!!

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  1. Posts : 95
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    Hdd is dynamic from basic !!!


    hi,

    my desktop pc has seagate 2tb hdd on which Win 7 was installed had 4 partitons (c d e f) ... yesterday my brother created new partition dividing (f:) into 2 ... now hdd has (c d e f g) ... he was asked by windows that whole hdd will be converted into dynamic drive & he continued ... resulted in whole hdd dynamic, i cannot boot from it ... but can view it on my laptop using external case ...

    can i convert it back to basic drive without loosing my data (500 gb) ???

    How to Convert/Change Dynamic Disk to Basic Disk Without Losing Data - EaseUS
    i saw this link but still not sure & wanting to experiment & loose my all data ...


    thanx
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  2. Posts : 15,689
    7 X64
       #2

    safest to back up anything important first.
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  3. Posts : 95
    Win 7 Ultimate x64
    Thread Starter
       #3

    hi,

    i have read this tutorial >>> Convert a Dynamic Disk to a Basic Disk

    so in my case, should i merge/delete last 2 partitions (f&g) (with no data) & then proceed with partition wizard software ???

    or just go with the software ???

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    windows comp management

    Hdd is dynamic from basic !!!-23-comp-manag-01.png
    partition wizard

    Hdd is dynamic from basic !!!-23-comp-manag-02.png

    partition wizard shows full drive without any partitions ... whot should i do ???

    dynamic drive :
    h >> system reserved
    i >> win 7
    j >> data
    k >> data
    f >> empty (no data)
    g >> empty (no data)

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    can any1 help me plz ???

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    so should i delete last 2 partitions & then proceed with dynamic to basic or do as it is ??? as all 4 primary partitions are done & 1tb is unallocated then ...
    or whot if i install win 7 on small hdd & keep this dynamic disk as external hdd ??? as fearing loss of data on partition (k drive) (pj_02) ... as i dont have big spare hdd for backup
    or can this drive made in gpt & then install Win 10 ??? without lossing data
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  4. Posts : 15,689
    7 X64
       #4

    There are some programs that say they can convert dynamic to basic without data loss. But it is safer to back up important data first.
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  5. Posts : 95
    Win 7 Ultimate x64
    Thread Starter
       #5

    did proceed with Easeus software & it wiped all my hdd ...

    all my data is gone ... how do i recover it back ???

    before making it basic, Partion Wizard 4.2 gave me this error :

    Hdd is dynamic from basic !!!-23-error-01.png

    After converting to basic from Easeus software : showing this

    Hdd is dynamic from basic !!!-23-error-02.png

    windows : showing this

    Hdd is dynamic from basic !!!-23-error-03.png


    downloaded : Easeus data recovery software & it did scan all files ... bt why cant windows read while this software can ???
    Last edited by bluezz; 1 Week Ago at 23:10.
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  6. Posts : 95
    Win 7 Ultimate x64
    Thread Starter
       #6

    should i revert back to dynamic & c ??? will it retain my data ???
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  7. Posts : 15,689
    7 X64
       #7

    Back up any important data before attempting anything else.
    There are several free data recovery programs you could try.
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  8. Posts : 95
    Win 7 Ultimate x64
    Thread Starter
       #8

    @SIW2 ... can u suggest some programs which might extract my imp data (txt, pdf, psd) files ???
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  9. Posts : 15,689
    7 X64
       #9

    you could try recuva
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  10. Posts : 95
    Win 7 Ultimate x64
    Thread Starter
       #10

    @SIW2 ... thanx will try it ...
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