For example, we may transform basic disk into dynamic disk by the disk management utility of Windows XP.

1. Log on by administrator or administrator component member

2. Click start, then click control panel, click administrative tool, then double click computer management, click disk management, click by the right key on the basic disk you want to upgrade, then the click upgrade to dynamic disk.

3. When the system prompts upgrading disk, click yes and click OK.


But after basic disk upgrading to dynamic disk, we only can locally access dynamic disk in Windows 2000 and Windows XP Professional or higher. In addition, after upgrading basic disk to dynamic disk, dynamic volume is unable to be changed as partition any more. In this case, we must delete all dynamic volumes on disk first, then transform dynamic disk back to basic disk. If you want to reserve the data, you need back up first, and move data to another volume.