How to Covert Dynamic Efficiently?

When we buy a new  partitioning ,  we must partition it. Do you  have the the question that tendency of setting a smaller partition size so that you can create more partitions.  After creating or formatting the partition, you have to select a letter from the 26 English letters to set drive letter for the partition, and then the partition can be displayed in the Windows operating system explorer. Otherwise you cannot find it. Apart from A and B taken as the letters of floppy drives, you can only create 24 usable partitions. If there is need to create more than 24 partitions, you can convert the basic disk to dynamic. After converting, the partitions will turn to dynamic volumes. You can create dynamic volume in dynamic disk and the volume number is not limited. You can create as many as 2000 dynamic volumes within the dynamic disk capacity. That is a great breakthrough of 26 partitions in basic disk. In addition, before converting basic disk to dynamic disk, you should make sure that the Windows operating system of your computer is Windows 2000 and the later editions, because dynamic disk is a new disk form after Windows 2000. 

Conditions for converting dynamic disk
I have said that the operating system should be Windows 2000 and later editions before we convert basic disk to dynamic disk, but how can we know what edition of our operating system is? Let me tell you a way to view the operating system edition: right click the “My Computer” button at the desktop, and then in the shortcut menu showed as the left picture, click “Properties“. The “System Properties” interface will show up. In the following interface, click “General” tab, and we can see the operating system edition in the “System” area. 

 

This interface shows the operating system is Windows Server 2003. So it supports dynamic disk. As known to all, the Windows built-in disk management tool supports converting basic disk to dynamic disk. You can relay on it to realize creating multiple volumes in dynamic disk. 

Dynamic disk is not suitable for common computer users 
After converting basic disk to dynamic disk with the Windows built-in disk management tool, you can create dynamic volume in dynamic disk. However, you will find that you can only create one kind of dynamic volume – simple volume, and the rest four kinds are not allowed, because creating the other four kinds of dynamic volumes needs at least two or three pieces of disks. For common computer users, there is generally only one disk in the computer. Therefore, simple volume almost is equal to partition in basic disk. If you only have one disk in your computer, there is no need to convert basic disk to dynamic disk. And the converting direction is irreversible. When you try to convert dynamic disk to basic disk with the built-in disk management tool, all data in your disk will be lost. The best way is to use a professional partition magic to convert dynamic disk to basic disk without any damage to data. 
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Use MiniTool Partition Wizard to convert dynamic disk

As converting dynamic disk to basic disk without damaging data, MiniTool Partition Wizard iswell done. With MiniTool Partition Wizard, you do not need too many complicated operations or settings. MiniTool Partition Wizard can make convert dynamic disk to basic disk automatically. 

 

This is the main interface of MiniTool Partition Wizard. Right click the dynamic disk needing to be converted, and then click “Convert Dynamic Disk to Basic Disk” in the shortcut menu. At last, click “Apply” button at toolbar, and MiniTool Partition Wizard will start the converting automatically. After converting, you can still use MiniTool Partition Wizard to manage partition in basic disk.  

Official website:http://www.partitionwizard.com. 

Can We Split FAT32 Partition?

We know that most partitions of Windows XP are NTFS partition. System partition is FAT32 partition due to historical reasons. For Windows XP users, it is necessary  to split FAT32 partition for reducing partition capacity. In this situation, some users do not know  how to split FAT32 partition. Actually, the reason is very simple. Users who are familiar with file system know cluster size of FAT32 partition is quite related to partition capacity. To be specific, the larger FAT32 partition is, and the larger cluster size is. we all know  that the larger cluster size is, and the more space will be wasted. In order to save partition space, we can split FAT32 partition to reduce cluster size. However, it is not easy to split FAT32 partition, because most partition magic is unable to split partition, let alone system built-in disk management tool. But now, there is no need to worry about splitting FAT32 partition, because the famous software development company MiniTool Solution Ltd. has added the function Split Partition to MiniTool Partition Wizard, a professional partition magic. So, if users want to split FAT32 partition or split other kinds of partition, please select this partition magic.

Split FAT32 partition with MiniTool Partition Wizard
Before using this partition magic to split FAT32 partition, we should download it from its official websitehttp://www.partitionwizard.com, and then install it to computer. After installation, launch it to get its main interface:

This is the main interface of the professional partition magic MiniTool Partition Wizard. To split FAT32 partition, we need to select the FAT32 partition which needs splitting and click “Split Partition” to enter its operating interface:

Here, we can drag the button boxed with red line rightwards or leftwards to determine partition size of original partition and new partition. Of course, we can get the same effect through inputting exact value to corresponding textbox. Then, click “OK” to go back to main interface:

Now, we can see the FAT32 partition has been split to 2 partitions. If we want to get the same effect on Windows XP, we need to click “Apply” button to apply all operations to computer. After that, the work to split FAT32 partition is accomplished completely.

Splitting partition is just one of functions of MiniTool PartitionWizard. If you want to know more details. Pls visit their official website.

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Align Partition for Windows XP

With the rapid development of computer industry. 4K hard drive has become the mainstream in hard drive industry. Since Seagate and WD have released their own 4K hard drives, 4K hard drive appears in the nowdays market. At this time, “Align Partition”, which is the main important thing, has become a hot topic on many large forums.

As we all know, in a 4K hard drive, 512 B, the sector size in a traditional hard drives, increases to 4096B.  It is a great regulation and the  Enlarging sector size improves properties and use ratio of a hard drive. However, those advantages are based on the premise that 4K hard drive partition has been aligned. If it is not, those advantages can not be shown. At this time, many users may have doubts. What is “Align Partition”? We’ll introduce it briefly.

Simply speaking, partition alignment in 4K hard drive is to write data in according to the criterion of 4096B sector. But in the operating systems predating Windows Vista, data files are written in according to the criterion of the file system predatingNTFS 6.x. For example, in Windows XP, if a 4K hard drive is used to store data, the write-in point of data is located just between two 4K sectors. Even if a very small data is written in, two 4K sectors will be taken all the same. This situation will definitely influence the speed of writing data in and the available space of a hard drive. Therefore, partition alignment in 4K hard drive is of important significance. Certainly, if you are using operating systems higher than Windows Vista, in which data are written in according to NTFS 6.x standard, all partitions formatted by built-in disk management tool are aligned by default. Thus, in Windows Vista and Windows 7, it seldom occurs that partition is not aligned.

Align partition for Windows XP
Many Windows XP users may ask how to align partition for Windows XP since that in operating systems predating Windows Vista, that partition is not aligned happens frequently. Don’t worry, as long as we have the free partition magic MiniTool Partition Wizard, partition alignment for Windows can be realized easily.

 Firstly, we  need to visit http://www.partitonwizard.com to download the free partition magic MiniTool Partition Wizard. After installation, launch it. We’ll firstly use it to check properties of the hard disk that is being used.

From the above interface, we can see the sector size of the selected hard drive is 4096 B, so the hard drive is a 4K hard drive. Now, select the 4K hard drive and click Align All Partitions” function to align partition in the 4K hard drive.

We still need to click “Apply” button. After the partition magic stops operating, aligning partition for Windows XP is finished successfully.

Along the above demonstration, have you understand a new understanding of partition alignment in 4K hard drive?? For more information about 4 K hard drives and the free partition magic MiniTool Partition Wizard, pls visit other pages of MiniTool Partition Wizard.

Resize a Windows Server 2003 Partition

As we all know,Windows Server 2003 is a Windows Server System produced by Microsoft which introduced on 24th April, it takes the place of Windows Server 2000. Windows Server 2003 can be taken as the milestone of Windows Server System. With years of development, Windows 2003 has become one of the most frequently used Server Systems in the world.

Why do we need to resize Windows Server 2003 Partition?

The performance of server is very important in the network. While the management of server disk partitions is the main method to optimize the performance of servers, partitions contribute a lot to the security control and resource management, especially for a server which have a large database. Many users who partition their hard disk drive always come across a common problem: the size of their partitions cannot meet the needs.

Sometimes, the disk C will not have enough space for new applications. But new applications must be installed, what will you do?

The answer is to resize a Windows Server 2003 Partition with Partition Wizard Server Edition.

Just by the following simple steps you can resize a Windows Server 2003 Partition with Partition Wizard Server Edition in no time. 

Launch the software. Select the partition on the disk map. Use Resize / Move function to resize your partitions.

Save your operations and reboot your Windows Server 2003 system, and you will have resized your Windows Server 2003 partition. To know more, pls enter their Homepage:http://partitionwizard.com

Picture Recovery, Simple and Free!

 It is very common for computer users to  delete some useless data files. But in the deleting process, some careless users may delete their favorite pictures by accident. Encountering this situation, those users can do nothing but feel frustrated and helpless. Actually, owing to the existence of data recovery technology, the deleted picture can be recovered. If users are in possession of professional picture recovery software, deleted picture recovery can be realized easily. What is professional picture recovery software? We’ll analyze it briefly. 

As professional picture recovery software, it should firstly be fitted out with security and when users are recovering picture, other data in computer won’t be influenced. Secondly, professional picture recovery should be able to recover various kinds of pictures like BMP, GIF, JPEG, TIFF, and PNG, because nobody can predict which kind of picture will be lost. Considering the both two aspects, we can find professional picture recovery software. Among all picture recovery programs, MiniTool Power Data Recovery, released by MiniTool Solution Ltd., is the best one. It has powerful functions, not only in support of recovering pictures of different formats, but also supporting other digital media recovery, such as audio recovery and video recovery. And its design is humanized. After the digital media files are scanned out, they will be classified according to file formats, facilitating data recovery greatly. In addition, MiniTool Power Data Recovery is equipped with other powerful data recovery modules, able to recover many kinds of files in different situations, and the result is satisfying. Therefore, we can consider MiniTool Power Data Recovery as professional data recovery software integrating picture recovery function and file recovery function. Some users many have doubt about the description, so we’ll remove it through practical operation demonstration. 

Recover lost pictures with MiniTool Power Data Recovery
To recover deleted pictures with MiniTool Power Data Recovery, we should firstly install it. Please visit www.powerdatarecovery.com to download the free data recovery software. After installation, launch it. 

 

In the home page of MiniTool Power Data Recovery, we can see it has 4 other function modules besides recovering digital media files. Click “Digital Media Recovery“. 

 

In this page, select the partition where pictures are deleted by accident and click “Full Scan“. Then the data recovery software will scan it completely. 

 

After scanning partition is finished, we can see the scanning result. In this page, all files have been classified in the light of file formats. Check the pictures that will be recovered and click “Save Files” to store them. It is reminded that we should not store the pictures to the original partition, or the pictures may be overwritten and the recovery result will be influenced. 

Through so simple operations, we have realized deleted picture recovery form computer. Your doubt may have been got rid of. What are you waiting for? Please download it and recover lost pictures as soon as possible.

GPT Disk Management with MiniTool Partition Wizard

UEFI as a new boot method of operating system which is able to replace BIOS, and it  has been admitted by many computer users in virtue of its high system boot speed and the default disk type of GPT which supports hard disk larger than 3 TB. However, after you install Windows 8 with UEFI, do you feel annoyed about how to manage GPT disk? If you do as well as me, the following content will be helpful. You can know a method which will manage GPT disk well.

How to manage GPT disk on Windows 8 installed by using UEFI?
 If you want to do well partition management on Windows 8 installed through UEFI, Windows partition magic will be the best choice. And here, we suggest MiniTool Partition Wizard. This free partition magic is fully in support of UEFI and GPT and has comprehensive functions. Users can use it to manage Windows partition well.

GPT disk management with MiniTool Partition Wizard
MiniTool Partition Wizard. Then install and launch it. We’ll see its main interface, as follows.

Select any GPT disk partition and users will see corresponding partition management functions shown under “Operations” column, for example, Format Partition, Delete Partition, and Move/Resize Partition, Extend Partition, Merge Partition, Split Partition, Copy Partition, and change cluster size without damaging partition data. Besides, this free partition magic also provides functions to copy and wipe disk. It can meet users’ almost all demands for GPT disk partition management. Seen from this, as professional partition magic, MiniTool Partition Wizard is undeniably the best choice for partition management on Windows 8.

Although there is a lot of partition magic software in the software market, it is not easy to find a piece which supports UEFI and GPT disk at the same time. If you also want to do fine partition management to GPT disk on Windows 8 and haven’t found suitable partition magic, please try MiniTool Partition Wizard.Please visit the official website http://www.partitionwizard.com/ to download