In a computer, the hard drive is essential since it can be used to store many files. However, low disk space warning happens to your disk every now and then. In this situation, to extend partition is urgent. Most of the PC users prefer to increase partition size with Windows Disk Management which is the built-in disk utility. However, during the operation, you are probably troubled by the warning as shown below, saying “The operation you selected will convert the selected basic disk(s) to dynamic disk(s). If you convert the disk(s) to dynamic, you will not be able to start installed operating systems from any volume on the disk(s)(except the current boot volume.) Are you sure you want to continue?”
In fact, when extending a partition on a non-system & basic disk but unallocated space is contiguous to the target partition, if there is a dynamic disk in your computer, Windows will inform you this operation will convert this basic disk to dynamic disk. How can you extend partition without converting to dynamic disk?
As to this issue, it is quite easy to solve so long as you own a piece of professional partition manager. It is worth mentioning that MiniTool Partition Wizard is your good assistant. As a partition tool, it is award-winning by the worldwide computer users. By means of it, many disk-related issues can be solved easily, for example, SSD not showing up, dynamic disk valid and more. As to extending partition without converting to dynamic, MiniTool Partition Wizard also makes this operation simple.
First of all, please free download this partition magic from the official website and install it on your computer. Then, launch it to have a try.
Step 1: In the main interface of MiniTool Partition Wizard Free Edition, select the partition you want to expand, then click “Extend Partition” from “Change Partition”. Or click “Extend” from the right-click menu.
Step 2: Then, you know this feature only helps to take free space from other partition on the same disk. Please choose one partition or the unallocated space, and drag the slider to decide the disk space you want to take.
Step 3: At last, turn this change effective by hitting “Apply”.
To sum up, MiniTool Partition Wizard is really reliable to extend disk partition with simple clicks. If you are experiencing Extend Volume will convert basic to dynamic issue, please use MiniTool Partition Wizard right now to fix it.