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OS on Logical Drive

  1. #1


    Thirlmere
    Posts : 91
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64bit

    OS on Logical Drive


    Hi,
    I was going over some of my thread at seven forums and one of them a question was asked to me, asking why I had installed windows on a logical drive.

    I have looked at my Windows 8 Install and the OS is once again stored on a logical drive.


    Is there a quick an easy way to make it a "normal" drive whatever that may be without losing any data?

    Hopefully I make sense :P
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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Mitchell,

    Windows will run just fine on a logical partition if you wanted to leave it.

    I found this that claims to be able to do though.

    Free convert logical partition to primary partition - EaseUS Partition Master
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  3. #3


    Thirlmere
    Posts : 91
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64bit


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Mitchell,

    Windows will run just fine on a logical partition if you wanted to leave it.

    I found this that claims to be able to do though.

    Free convert logical partition to primary partition - EaseUS Partition Master
    Thanks Will try when i get home.
    Is there any risks associated with it?
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    It should be safe enough to do, but I would always recommend to back up anything that you do not want to lose just to be safe.
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  5. #5


    Thirlmere
    Posts : 91
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64bit


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    It should be safe enough to do, but I would always recommend to back up anything that you do not want to lose just to be safe.
    Super Easy. Only took like 2 seconds

    Thanks
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  6. #6


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Great news.
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