1597: Changing Partition Type by Means of Acronis Disk Director

Acronis Disk Director allows you to change the type of a partition

This article applies to:

  • Acronis Disk Director Server 10.0
  • Acronis Disk Director Suite 10.0

Introduction

Acronis Disk Director allows you to change the type of a partition. You can make a partition primary or logical, as well as set it active.

Solution

To make a partition active do the following:

  1. Select the partition that you want to set active from the list in the Acronis Disk Director main window;
  2. Select Set Active in the Advanced sidebar list;
  3. Click OK.

To change the type of a partition to primary or logical do the following:

  1. Select the partition that you want to change from the list in the Acronis Disk Director main window;
  2. Select Convert in the Advanced sidebar list;
  3. Select Logical Partition or Primary Partition;
  4. Click OK.

All the changes will be made once you click the checkered flag in the main window.

More information

For information on how to convert file systems please see Converting File Systems by Means of Acronis Disk Director.

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