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lost partitions

Postby jahroud » Fri Jan 17, 2014 11:15 am

Hi I have 4 hard drives with a total of 9 partitions mounted on a PC (never more than 4 primaries on each drive). On bootit installation it asked if I want bootit to manage more than 4 primary partitions, and I clicked "no", After which I noticed that a whole hard drive with 3 partitions was converted to a single dynamic partition and all data have disappeared... Is there any way to bring it back to its previous state without losing any data, and therefore recovering my 3 original partitions? Thanks
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Re: lost partitions

Postby TeraByte Support » Sat Jan 18, 2014 1:53 am

That's what you'll see on a dynamic drive. Dynamic Drives are not
supported - you'll only see the items from windows. See
http://www.terabyteunlimited.com/kb/article.php?id=038


"jahroud" wrote in message news:7292@public.bootitbm...

Hi I have 4 hard drives with a total of 9 partitions mounted on a PC (never
more than 4 primaries on each drive). On bootit installation it asked if I
want bootit to manage more than 4 primary partitions, and I clicked "no",
After which I noticed that a whole hard drive with 3 partitions was
converted to a single dynamic partition and all data have disappeared... Is
there any way to bring it back to its previous state without losing any
data, and therefore recovering my 3 original partitions? Thanks

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Re: lost partitions

Postby jahroud » Sat Jan 18, 2014 7:39 am

This hard drive was in another computer and I've put it in my new computer. As long as it was in the old system everything was ok, I could see all my data and partitions... Finally I found that I was a able to recover the partitions, changing the drive from "dynamic" to "basic". But I still don't know what happenned. Did I created myself dynamic drive in the old system? If yes, why could I read it before in windows and not now?
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Re: lost partitions

Postby TeraByte Support » Sat Jan 18, 2014 10:51 am

Yes, you had dynamic drives on the old computer.
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