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Converting to Basic disk while windows is running?

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#1
Hi,

I don't know much about this stuff, I've seen many tutorials and software to convert from dynamic to basic but all of them used a second disk for conversion, now I don't have any secondary disk to use, is it safe to go with converting it to basic while remaining in windows? Is it possible?
 

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I don't think it is possible to convert the system disk from dynamic to basic.
 
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I don't think it is possible to convert the system disk from dynamic to basic.
EaseUs Parition Manager provides this option, but I'm not sure if I should proceed or not. :confused:
 
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Anytime you mess with an active windows partition there is a chance that your os will be corrupted, so make a backup first.
I have (rarely) seen windows crash from only resizing a partition.
 

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Same as newtekie1 said i don't believe you have the option, and it be fine just left how it is..
 
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#6
Backup and format back to basic disk only safe way of doing it without risking data corruption because no data recovery program's will touch a dynamic disk if it goes wrong.