By AOMEI / Last Updated November 5, 2019

Windows Server 2003 Dynamic Disk

Windows 2003, a Server Operating System produced by Microsoft, is a most commonly used Server system around the world. It is more scalable better performance than its predecessor, Windows 2000. Although later on Microsoft has released the latest Windows Server 2008, Window 2003 is still has most of the users according to an IT survey. If you are server 2003 system administrator and would like to benefit some features from Dynamic Disks, which offer some advantages that basic disk doesn't have.

No matter you are using Web Edition, Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition or SBS of Sever 2003, when you come to the question of Disk Management, you must know dynamic disk and basic disk. It is the most frequently asked questions by Server 2003 administrators. Windows 2003 built-in Disk Management utility allows users to easily convert basic disk to dynamic, but it is incompetent to revert it back to basic disk, because you will find the "Revert to Basic Disk" option is grayed out in some cases. Most users have to delete all partitions on the dynamic disk to achieve the back conversion. How to convert dynamic disk to basic securely with all data protected? AOMEI Dynamic Disk Converter Server Edition can do this job admirably for Server 2003.

Convert Dynamic Disk to Basic in Server 2003

AOMEI Dynamic Disk Converter Server Edition is especially designed for dynamic disk to basic disk conversion. Its main function is to change dynamic disk back to basic without loss of data, plus the function to make the invalid dynamic disk and unreadable dynamic disk back to basic disk. It provides better data protection and minimizes machine downtime for Server users. Its reliable security can ensure data safe during conversion process as well as saving time. The conversion only takes 3 to 10 seconds for Server users. Please refer to the following screen shot:

Windows 2003 Convert Dynamic Disk to Basic

Besides, in Windows Server 2003, AOMEI Dynamic Disk Converter Server Edition can ensure that a dynamic disk spanned volume, striped volumes, mirrored volume or RAID-5 volume can be quickly converted from dynamic volume to basic disk partition. Of course, it's a better choice to convert directly the entire dynamic disk to basic disk.

For Enterprise users, AOMEI Dynamic Disk Converter Unlimited Edition is recommended. It allows unlimited usage within one company and supports both Windows 7/8/Vista/XP and Server 2003/2008/2011/2012.

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Tips for Basic Disk Partition Management

After converting dynamic disk back to the basic disk in Windows 2003, Partition Magic Server - AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Edition can assist you managing basic disk partition.

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