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Windows 7: Reinstalling Win7 on a system with dynamic disks with no install DVD

17 Jan 2011   #11
Microsoft MVP


I think this covers it all:

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
You'll need to convert the Dynamic Disk to Basic: Convert a Dynamic Disk to a Basic Disk

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18 Jan 2011   #12
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post

So you can confirm that Clean command alone converts Dynamic to Basic without also running Convert Basic?

I told you this almost 2 weeks ago in a PM, excerpt from my PM to you.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid
Re: Dynamic disk
Hello again and congrats on the MVP award, well done!

I had another Dynamic and I ran just a clean and it was the same outcome as the clean all, the installer saw it as unallocated and it is a Basic after the install finishes; interesting outcome eh.
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