Trying to parttion drive RRS feed

  • Question

  • On the laptop that I have the problem with I am running Windows 7 Home Premium as my OS. At the moment I have no other programs on the laptop. Before I install any other programs I wanted to partition the hard drive, so went into Disc Management, Set the size of the Disc, no problem created unallocated space no problem, I then click on the unallocated space,  click "New Simple Volume" I then follow through the steps 1 through 4 on the 4th it still shows it as a simple volume, When I click next I get this image come up:


    As can be seen it has changed it to a dynamic disc. So i'm not sure what is happening here, if I click no it just closes it if I click yes I get the following:

    So can anyone please tell me what is going on? and what can I do about it? Thank you..

    I hope I have put this into the correct forum..

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    Monday, June 3, 2013 7:42 AM