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    Change a dynamic disk back to a basic disk

    Applies To: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012

    This topic describes how to delete everything on a dynamic disk and then convert it back to a basic disk. Dynamic disks have been deprecated from Windows and we don’t recommend using them anymore. Instead, we recommend using basic disks or using the newer Storage Spaces technology when you want to pool disks together into larger volumes. If you want to mirror the volume from which Windows boots, you might want to use a hardware RAID controller, such as the one included on many motherboards.


    To convert a dynamic disk back to a basic disk you must delete all volumes from the disk, permanently erasing all data on the disk. Make sure you back up any data you want to keep before proceeding….

    Windows 11 installed on a dynamic disk – upgrade to Windows 11 22H2 fails (0x8007001) (German)

    Since Windows 7, you can also install the operating system on a dynamic disk. Windows doesn’t care whether the hard disk is used as a basic disk or as a dynamic disk. With the start of Windows 10, however, this function was classified as obsolete …

    Up to Windows 11 21H2 (22000) an installation or an upgrade on a dynamic disk worked without problems. Now, with the new Windows 11 22H2 (22621), Microsoft seems to put a stop to it if you try to install the new version via Windows Update or an inplace upgrade . The error message 0x8007001 appears …

    There is a work around by copying install.wim from 22H2 ISO to 21H1 ISO. Now you can install 22H2..

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