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How to Repair Invalid Dynamic Disk Without Data Loss

Posted on Jan 10, 2018 by Jean to Partition Master

Summary:
Dynamic disk invalid? How to repair invalid dynamic disk without data loss or how to convert dynamic disk that is invalid to a basic disk? EaseUS dynamic disk to basic disk converter is a simple and direct way to fix invalid dynamic disk error in Windows 10/8/7 without destroying data.

What's Invalid Dynamic Disk?

Are you seeing invalid dynamic disk error someday when you finished installing a new Windows OS on an HDD or SSD? It's weird. Now you may wonder which step went wrong.

When your disk 1, disk 2 or disk 0 is a dynamic disk, and suddenly it shows as invalid in Disk Management, there are tons of reasons that will cause the error. It can be a bad sector, something wrong on the drive, bad SATA cable or virus and malware. However, the typical reason is from the Windows incompatibility issue.

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How to Repair Invalid Dynamic Disk Without Losing Data?

Windows operating system, especially all Home Editions of Windows 10, 8, 7 XP or Vista are not supported to install on a dynamic disk. To correct invalid dynamic disk error, you can simply convert dynamic disk to basic disk.

There are 2 ways to convert a dynamic disk (invalid) to a basic disk.

1. Disk Management (compmgmt.msc)
2. EaseUS dynamic disk to basic disk converter

Only one important warning you must pay extra attention. The built-in Disk Management tool is free to use, however, only deleting the disk first can you change the dynamic disk to a basic. That is to say, all data and system files on the dynamic disk will be completely erased.

Naturally, EaseUS dynamic disk to basic disk convert software becomes necessary. It includes the direct conversion feature between a dynamic disk and basic disk. Most importantly, without destroying data.

Guide: how to non-destructively convert invalid dynamic disk to basic disk without losing data?

In any case when you face trouble with an invalid dynamic disk and eager to know how to fix the error without losing anything important there, don't feel hesitate to download EaseUS partition tool, it's the best dynamic disk to basic disk converter that ensures a risk-free workaround.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master. 

Step 2. Right-click on the dynamic disk that shows as invalid, and select Convert to basic disk.

choose conver to basic disk to repair invalid dynamic disk without data loss

Step 3. Your dynamic disk (invalid) will immediately change to a basic disk. Click "Apply" to confirm the operation.