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I have a VMWare machine with one VM. That VM has a virtual disk which in windows is configured with two partitions and then a lot of slack space.

What I want to do is delete the partition of 639 GB. However, since it's a dynamic disk, the right menu item says "Delete Volume" instead of "Delete Partition" (when I right click the 639GB space).

My question is weather I dare to use "Delete Volume". I have read doing stuff like this on a dynamic volume can cause other partitions/volumes to go corrupt.

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Why do you think that you have a dynamic disk? The screen shot you have provided clearly shows that it is a basic disk. – MDMarra Jun 7 '10 at 11:22
I read somewhere that if I have the "Delete volume" option instead of the "Delete partition" option, then I have a dynamic disk. Anyway, the question still remains. Do I dare or not? – Olle Jun 7 '10 at 11:28
Microsoft TechNet says this: "If the menu item reads Delete Volume instead of Delete Partition, the volume is a dynamic volume. For instructions on how to delete a dynamic volume, see Related Topics." – Olle Jun 7 '10 at 11:32
And what read the 'Related Topics'? ;) – Bobby Jun 7 '10 at 13:52

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