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How to change a dynamic disk to basic if its the only disk and windows is installed on it?

When trying to create additional partitions (to allow multiboot with Ubuntu), I accidantially changed my hard drive from basic to dynamic. Every description I found on the internet recommends to use ...
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Move bootmgr from one drive to another (EFI)

My computer currently boots from my HDD, then loads the system located on my SSD. In the following picture, disk 0 is my HDD that contains the boot manager, and disk 1 is the SSD I want to boot from. ...
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Convert Hard Disk from Dynamic to Basic ( Windows 7, 32bit)

I need to install Ubuntu with Windows 7 ( Dual boot) in my system. I want to convert my partition from Dynamic to Basic. I wanted this to be a data loss less procedure and I have tried all 3rd party ...
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After having 3 partitions, the disk converted to a dynamic disk and I cannot change it back (Windows 7)

I started off with one disk, and it was a basic disk. I partitioned it to install Windows 8.1, then ran out of space, so I made another partition, and extended my Windows 8 partition into that. But ...
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Alignment requirements: converting basic disk to dynamic disk in order to set up software RAID?

On Windows 7 x64 Professional I am struggling to convert a basic disk to a dynamic one. Under Disk Management in the MMC the conversion is supposed to be initiated automatically, but it doesn't. My ...
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Why all drives are converting to dynamic when I created one

I just installed Windows 7 Ultimate on my new Lenovo G570 laptop. I left some unallocated space so as to create few dynamic drives as there is a limit for primary. So, when I created a dynamic drive ...
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which software is better for creating and changing DYNAMIC disks(partitions)?

i have a laptop that it's 1 TeraByte hard disk is dynamic(not basic). i want to change that hard drive with a third party program for creating new patitions. so i tried Acronis Disk Director Advanced (...
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Dual boot Windows 7 with Windows 8- Dynamic Disk

I have a HP Pavilion dm4 notebook with Windows 7 Home Premium preinstalled. Recently, I tried to install Windows 8 Developer Preview on my notebook, but while installing, it only allowed me to insatll ...
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Convert Spanned Dynamic disk to Basic Help needed

Here is my scenario; Windows 2008 server on a VM. Two VM disks; Disk1> OS (Basic ) Disk2> Data and an Installed Application. (Basic) During the weekend, I was playing with this VM, I wanted to add ...
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Converting dynamic to basic disk

I converted basic disk to dynamic on my laptop. However, now I cannot install Windows 7 on another partition. I just get message that installing them on dynamic disk is not supported. Is there a way ...