Change Partition Type between Logical and Primary without Data Losing

Firstly, let's see what partition type, primary partition and logical partition is, if you are clear about partition type, please skip the first paragraphs and see how to change partition type between logical and primary without data losing directly. Primary Partition Type A primary partition contains one file system. In MS-DOS and earlier versions of Microsoft Windows systems, the first partition (C:) must be a primary partition. Some operating systems are not limited in this way; however, this can depend on other factors, such as a PC's BIOS. The "partition type" code for a primary partition can either correspond to a file system contained within (e.g. 0x07 means either an NTFS or an OS/2 HPFS file system) or indicate the partition has a special use (e.g. code 0x82 usually indicates a Linux swap partition). Extended Partition Type An extended partition is a primary partition which contains secondary partition(s). A hard … Continue reading