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  • Currently, a large quantity of users are employing dynamic disk which has excellent performances. However, some users still want to convert dynamic disk to basic disk for some reasons, how can we finish this operation? Fortunately, along the issue of MiniTool Partition Wizard, the powerful third-party partition magic software, user could easily convert dynamic disk to basic disk.

    MiniTool partition Wizard
    In general, MiniTool Partition Wizard offers various powerful functions for both Windows and Linux operating systems including move/resize partition, merge partition, change cluster size, copy partition, copy disk, create partition, delete partition, format partition, convert file system, explore partition, hide/unhide partition, set active partition, convert dynamic disk to basic disk, change drive letter, wipe partition, set partition label, etc. Furthermore, MiniTool Partition Wizard supports almost all Windows operating systems including Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and supports various file systems such as FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS4, NTFS5, EXT2, EXT3 and Linux Swap, etc. Moreover, MiniTool Partition Wizard provides comprehensive data protection modes to ensure data safety under each operation. What's more, MiniTool Partition Wizard is totally free for home and personal users.

    Difference of dynamic disk and basic disk
    1. Dynamic disk allows resizing volume without restarting computer and data loss; basic does not permit changing partition size unless user employs disk management tools.
    2. Dynamic disk could merge several inconsecutive disk spaces to one volume and merge at most 32 physical disks into one mass volume while basic disk creates partition only in circumstance when consecutive spaces are available.
    3. Dynamic disk could create various volumes and basic disk can merely create 4 primary partitions.
    4. Disk configuration information of dynamic disk is stored on disk self which can be copied to other dynamic disks with RAID tolerant system for future use. Disk configuration information of basic disk is stored on boot partition which will be saved to registry when RAID tolerant system is utilized.

    Convert dynamic disk to basic disk with MiniTool Partition Wizard:
    Download MiniTool Partition Wizard at our official website https://www.partitionwizard.com/, then install it to computer:



    Launch MiniTool Partition Wizard, select and right click the desired dynamic disk, then click "Convert Dynamic Disk to Biasic Disk". Thus, via a incredibly simple operation, dynamic disk could be perfectly converted to basic disk.