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Windows 7: w7 installation parition type error

24 Aug 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
w7 installation parition type error

hi today i bought a new hard drive 500gb seagate and trying to install windows 7 on it everything was working fine when i come in windows and i see there's a partion is missing so i decided to create through disk management but after when i finish creating new volume a pop up comes tell me that it will convert to dynamic something error i select ok but i decided to reinstall windows. Now the problem is when i install windows 7 on the partition page it shows all the drive type dynamic not primary and even the delete option is also not running please help me...

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24 Aug 2010   #2
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Why would you convert your new HD to dynamic if you don't know what it means? Ask Google, ask us. I just answered the exact same question from someone else who waited.

You need to convert it back using this method: Change a dynamic disk back to a basic disk: Storage Services; Local File Systems

In the future use free Partition Wizard bootable CD to format Primary partitions for OS's, and Logical partitions for data. This will keep you under the limit of 4 primary which can trigger the error message you got.

Partition Wizard : Use the Bootable CD
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