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extending the exchange 2013 Database disk

Problem: I am getting a warning message that
The operation You selected will convert the selected basic disk to the dynamic disk

I was getting an exchange Alert That the Disk Thrsgold in crease more than 90 % so i provisoned more disk to my exchange server2013 on win server 2008 R2
But when i am trying to extend the disk to gain the new space in the new disk i am getting this warning message as Attached .Please advise
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Just an advice of what the OS is going to perform.  Of course it is going to be a dynamic disk.  As far as I can see your OS is not in that disk so the system should start.  However these steps always scare us.

I would do; stop the Exchange if possible, have a disk backup and then execute the extension.

..MFlores..
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It's fine to convert the disk to Dynamic. It won't harm the database files. The standard to dynamic conversion doesn't modify formatting or mbr, just changes the options available for the disk to use.
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i have provisioned a new LUN from the EMC for this server unfortunately its not showing in the attached picture.
The E Drive was already extended one time before.
If the storage you add is not contiguous, a dynamic disk will be your only option other than backing up the drive and restoring to a bigger lun...