My question involves a 120 GB IDE 7200rpm WD Harddrive. I am runnig Windows XP Pro on a dual processor HP XW8000.
I was on a tech support call with HP last night for 7 hours trying to figure out why I could not load a second IDE harddrive in my workstation. During this time the HP tech walked me through a Wizard changing my existing drive containing (the drive containing my data) from a basic to a dynamic drive. Now when I try to boot open that drive I get a pop up telling me that the drive is not formated and asks if I would like to format now. I do not want to format the drive because I valuable data on the drive that I need to complete a project I am working on. My question is???? Can a Dynamic drive be changed back to a basic drive and if so how? If not is there a way to recover my data. Thank you in advance for all your help.