Dynamic disk recovery

I have a single drive that I used as a dynamic disk in XP SP3 that I now want to migrate to Vista.
Unfortunately my Vista install does not recognize the dynamic volume.
Is there any way that I can resolve this.

Many Thanks
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RobDatingAsked:
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Adnan_HaiderCommented:
1-Make Ghost image of the whole system through any Ghost software (acronis or symentec ghost)
2- delet the dynamic volume and convert it into basic
3- after the installation re image the ghost into your system

To change a dynamic disk back to a basic disk:

1. Back up all the data on all the volumes on the disk you want to convert to a basic disk.
2. Log on as Administrator or as a member of the Administrators group.
3. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
4. Click Performance and Maintenance, click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Computer Management.
5. In the left pane, click Disk Management.
6. Right-click a volume on the dynamic disk that you want to change to a basic disk, and then click Delete Volume.
7. Click Yes when you are prompted to delete the volume.
8. Repeat steps 4 and 5 for each volume on the dynamic disk.
9. After you have deleted all the volumes on the dynamic disk, right-click the dynamic disk that you want to change to a basic disk, and then click Convert to Basic Disk.

if this process is not help full to u then visit the following links

convert the dynamic t0 basic without  destructively
http://mypkb.wordpress.com/2007/03/28/how-to-non-destructively-convert-dynamic-disks-to-basic-disks/
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Adnan_HaiderCommented:
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RobDatingAuthor Commented:
Thank you for your prompt replies, I will let you know how I get on using these potential solutions.
Please be aware that in the worst case I can simply put the drive back into the XP PC as it does boot up normally, but as I do not normally use dynamic disks without a backup in place (and certainly not on a single disk) I wanted to pick your brains on how to recover data in this scenario.

Many thanks again experts for your time.

Kind regards
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RobDatingAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your time gents but it would seem that a simple solution is not available so removing the disk and taking it back to the old PC was the best solution.

Again many thanks
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