Convert

 

Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8

Converts a disk from one disk type to another.

convert basic
convert dynamic
convert gpt
convert mbr

Parameter

Description

Convert basic

Converts an empty dynamic disk into a basic disk.

Convert dynamic

Converts a basic disk into a dynamic disk.

Convert gpt

Converts an empty basic disk with the master boot record (MBR) partition style into a basic disk with the GUID partition table (GPT) partition style.

Convert mbr

Converts an empty basic disk with the GUID Partition Table (GPT) partition style into a basic disk with the master boot record (MBR) partition style.

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