If you try to install windows 8 on dynamic partition, you will get message “Windows cannot be installed to this hard disk space. The Partition contains one or more dynamic volumes that are not supported for installation”. If you have one disk(only one hard drive and all the partitions are dynamic) running Windows 7 and want to install Windows 8 on another partition, you need to convert the disk from DYNAMIC to BASIC. This article explains how to convert it without data loss (format).
Microsoft has made the official announcement on Windows 8. As demonstrated at the D9 conference, Here are the key points:
1. A touch-centric new interface for apps
2. The spartan tile-based Metro user interface of Windows Phone 7
3. Impressive scalability of the apps, you can even pull in an app from the side of the screen and sit it side-by-side with another running app