The process in using the computer, as a need, you may need to learn
and understand related knowledge about the basic disk and dynamic disk. One day, in the
case of carelessness, your basic disk was converted to dynamic disk accidentally. Then a
few months later, you find dynamic disk can not meet your other needs, at this time, you
may want to convert it back to a basic disk. The following is an example.
"I accidentally converted my disk to dynamic disk. I thought that I could convert it
back to basic, but I thought wrong because I was trying to make a partition to have
a dual boot system. I have created a recovery disc before it happened. I fear of
reinstalling My OS as I have not operating system installation disc. How can I
convert a dynamic disk to basic without deleting my data in my hard drive?"
As stated in that Microsoft TechNet article, you have to delete all volumes from that
dynamic disk to convert it back to basic disk and then you can repartition the disk.
So if you convert it back to basic, you will lose all your data from every volume.
Besides, you can not delete the system/boot volume (where the OS resides) unless
you're booting system from a CD/DVD or other disks. This means that you have to
spend a lot of time to deal with annoying problem about this change back to the
Now, however, fortunately, you can use AOMEI Dynamic Disk Converterto easily solve this problem for your Windows 7/8/Vista/XP and Server
2003/2008/2011/2012. Its main feature is to directly and safely convert a dynamic
disk back to basic disk without loss of data. For invalid dynamic disk and
unreadable dynamic disk, the tool can also deal with such issues. As many users of
the recommendation, AOMEI Dynamic Disk Converter is the best choice for solving such
1. Launch AOMEI Dynamic Disk
Converter and skip a welcome page, and you will see its main window below:
On the above screenshot, check Method 1 (Convert a dynamic disk back to basic
disk), and click the Next button.
2. All dynamic disks will be shown in the
following list box, please select the dynamic disks which you intent to convert. In
instance, the Disk 1 and Disk 2 will be converted, and click the Next button to
3. Then, you will see the screenshot below, the program prompt you confirm
the conversion from dynamic disk to basic disk:
After confirming operation and ticking the option "I have decided to execute this
operation...", then click the "Proceed" button to start, the process only take
3~10 seconds. You need to reboot your Operating System.
The process is easy and
safe; revert to basic disk without deleting partition or losing data by using AOMEI Dynamic Disk Converter.
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