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Installing Win 8 dual boot with Win7 --- Problems

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    Windows 7 64 Bit

    Installing Win 8 dual boot with Win7 --- Problems


    I have created a 'New Simple Volume' (Drive D) and formatted it. In C.Drive, installed Windows 7. While installing Windows 8, I selected D.Drive. But the Windows says "The partition contains one or more Dynamic Volumes that are not supported for installation". All my Drivers are Dynamic drives. But the Installation accepts C.Drive, wherein Windows 7 was installed.
    How to create another Primary Partition besides C.Drive to instal Windows 8

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    can you post the disk management snip.
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    India
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    Windows 7 64 Bit


    Quote Originally Posted by brummyfan View Post
    can you post the disk management snip.
    I dont know
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    Win7 Ultimate/ Win8


    I'm dual booting win7 ultimate and win8 on an acer AO722 right now with no issues. Are you sure that drive D: is the correct partition and not one of the system created (reserved) partitions?
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    Windows 7 64 Bit


    Quote Originally Posted by verbal kent View Post
    I'm dual booting win7 ultimate and win8 on an acer AO722 right now with no issues. Are you sure that drive D: is the correct partition and not one of the system created (reserved) partitions?
    Drive D: is not system created. But all my Drives are Dynamic drives, which were not accepted for installation
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    Try this software can convert the D partition from Logical to Primary Free Partition Magic alternative. Free Partition Manager Software for Windows 7/VISTA/XP/2000 and Windows Server 2003/2008/2000. but if you have any data it will be deleted.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Capt.Jack Sparrow View Post
    Try this software can convert the D partition from Logical to Primary Free Partition Magic alternative. Free Partition Manager Software for Windows 7/VISTA/XP/2000 and Windows Server 2003/2008/2000. but if you have any data it will be deleted.
    All my Disk Partitions (ID) are Dynamic volumes. The Partition Managers are unable to take an action.
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