View Full Version : Ubuntu 14.04 installer cannot recognize windows 10 partitions

December 19th, 2015, 04:59 PM
Hi. I have dell desktop with windows 10 with 3 partitions(i created one in order to install ubuntu) However When I run the setup for 14.04 using the live USB and select the option "something else" for manually creating partitions on my hard disk, ubuntu is unable to recognize my windows partitions!! How could ubuntu would "see" my partitions? I would like to have both systems in my pc. Thanks in advance

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January 22nd, 2016, 12:27 AM
I have the same issue on windows 10 while trying to install ubuntu 14.04. thanks for pulling out.

January 22nd, 2016, 02:06 AM
Windows might be using "dynamic partitions", which Ubuntu cannot see. Those "dynamic partitions" have to be converted into "basic" partitions. Search this site for "dynamic" and see what you find. I don't know much more about it than that. The conversion process may be really bad, like having to copy everything off, repartition, and copy things back -- hope not.