How to Convert Logical Partition to Primary Partition

Daisy updated on Dec 12, 2018 to Partition Master Guide | How-to Articles

"I want to convert a logical partition to primary partition, but I cannot find any function is available in Disk Management. Is there a way to convert logical partition to primary partition without data loss?"

The answer is yes, partition manager software - EaseUS Partition Master, its convert logical partition to primary partition is available. Just by one click, it can convert logical partition to primary partition without data loss.

How to convert logical partition to primary partition

Download EaseUS Partition Master and install it. After that, follow the steps below to change your logical partition to the primary partition.

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 Windows 10 is supported

 

Step 1: Install and open EaseUS Partition Master. 

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Step 2: Select the drive that you want to change and right-click it. Choose "Convert to Primary", then a pending operation will be added. 

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Step 3: Click the "Execute 1 Operation" button and click "Apply" to execute the operation. This process needs a computer reboot. So store your crucial files previously to avoid data loss. 

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If there are three primary partitions and more than one logical partition, you cannot convert anyone logical partition to primary partition. Because of MBR hard disk limitations, either up to four primary partitions or up to three primary partitions plus an extended partition can be created on each basic MBR hard disk.

 

 
 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why Choose EaseUS Partition Master?

"I've used Partition Master Professional many times to create, delete, format, move, rename, and resize partitions."PCWorld

"Partitioning tools have come a very long since the days of complicated command line utilities and EASEUS Partition Master is one of the most advanced programs available."TECH ADVISOR

"I love that the changes you make with EaseUS Partition Master Free aren't immediately applied to the disks. It makes it way easier to play out what will happen after you've made all the changes."Lifewire

Will the "Migrate OS" feature transfer the Windows system files only or the whole C drive?

To ensure that the migrated system will boot normally, the Migrate OS feature will transfer all the files in the system and the boot partitions. Generally, the boot partition is the C drive so the transfer will include all the files in C.

Does EaseUS Partition Master license apply to multiple computers?

The license of Partition Master Professional and Server editions can be used on 1 computer only, while that for for the Technician and Unlimited editions can be used on multiple machines.

What is the difference between EaseUS Partition Master Trial version and the Free version?

Free is for home users only, with most basic functions available such as partition resize and clone. While trial can help you understand how this product works and test what a full license can do on a business or server OS machine.

Will it cause any data loss after resizing the partition in EaseUS Partition Master?

Generally, it will not cause any data loss or boot issue by resizing a partition. However, in order to protect your data, we suggest that you backup the partition before resizing, in case of any unexpected situations such as power outages, computer hardware failures, etc. You can use EaseUS Todo Backup to backup the partition and its trial version is fully functioned for 30 days.

What should I prepare before resizing the partition?

On the partition that is going to be operated, there might be some files being occupied by other programs. To ensure a successful operation, we suggest that you close all the unnecessary software before resizing that partition. Otherwise, EaseUS Partition Master will detect the partition being locked by the other software and require a reboot to resize the partition under boot mode.

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