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Disk Management - Dynamic Disk - Convert ot Foreign Disk  OR Convert to Basic Disk

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Last Modified: 2012-12-16
Hello

I have an internal  hard drive that I used on another Windows 7  computer, and I'm moving it to another Windows 7 computer.  

After plugging into the new machine, I look at Computer Management > Disk Management and I see that it is called Disk1 and it  has an exclamation mark next to it "!" -- and below it it says Dynamic  and a few spaces down it says Foreign.  

Right clicking on the item gives me a choice to "Import Foreign Disk" or "Convert to Basic Disk".

I don't want to lose the content on the disk, so what should I do?

Thanks

Rowby
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