Solved Defect in Disk Mgmt (W11 build 22000.376)


jimbo45

Well-known member
Power User
VIP
Local time
6:03 AM
Posts
1,476
Location
Hafnarfjörður IS
OS
Windows XP,7,10,11 Linux Arch Linux
Hi folks
I'm getting error --if I open disk mgmt from the basic screen the create and attach vhd is greyed out (works still in Diskpart command though via command line) --however if I open the show side panel all the options are available and working. Seems strange to now have to do more keyboard / mouse actions to achieve a result that worked simply before. I'm not sure what updates caused this as it was always working OK.

Skjámynd 2021-12-31 095635.png


Skjámynd 2021-12-31 095836.png


Probably time for a re-install -- incidentally feature is working properly on the Insider release preview /beta (or whatever its called these days) build.

Cheers
jimbo
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows XP,7,10,11 Linux Arch Linux
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    2 X Intel i7

FreeBooter

Well-known member
Power User
VIP
Local time
9:03 AM
Posts
691
OS
Windows 11
You selected EFI partition, which is why create and attach vhd is greyed out select none protected partition.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Pavilion
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 7 5700G
    Motherboard
    Erica6
    Memory
    Micron Technology DDR4-3200 16GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
    Sound Card
    Realtek ALC671
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Samsung SyncMaster U28E590
    Screen Resolution
    3840 x 2160
    Hard Drives
    SAMSUNG MZVLQ1T0HALB-000H1

jimbo45

Well-known member
Power User
VIP
Thread Starter
Local time
6:03 AM
Posts
1,476
Location
Hafnarfjörður IS
OS
Windows XP,7,10,11 Linux Arch Linux
You selected EFI partition, which is why create and attach vhd is greyed out select none protected partition.
I don't think that makes any difference as the dialog throws up a Browse panel when its working (it does on W10 and other editions on W11) with same disk geometry.

Cheers
jimbo
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows XP,7,10,11 Linux Arch Linux
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    2 X Intel i7

Bree

Well-known member
Pro User
VIP
Local time
7:03 AM
Posts
2,312
Location
S/E England, UK
OS
Windows 11 Home
You selected EFI partition, which is why create and attach vhd is greyed out select none protected partition.
I don't think that makes any difference.....

FreeBooter is correct, it does. Only when the EFI partition is selected are they greyed out. I've just checked, and this behaviour is identical in Windows 10.

1640965908981.png

Select any other partition, or click a blank area so no partition is selected, then they are not greyed out.

1640965983247.png
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Home
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Acer Aspire 3 A315-23
    CPU
    AMD Athlon Silver 3050U
    Memory
    8GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon Graphics
    Monitor(s) Displays
    laptop screen
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768 native resolution, up to 2560x1440 with Radeon Virtual Super Resolution
    Hard Drives
    1TB HDD
    Browser
    Edge, Firefox
    Antivirus
    Defender
    Other Info
    fully 'Windows 11 ready' laptop. Windows 10 C: partition migrated from my old unsupported 'main machine' then upgraded to 11. A test migration ran Insider builds for 2 months. When 11 was released on 5th October it was re-imaged back to 10 and was offered the upgrade in Windows Update on 20th October.


    My SYSTEM THREE is a Dell Latitude 5410, i7-10610U, 32GB RAM, 512GB ssd, Windows 11 Pro.
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Pro
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Lattitude E4310
    CPU
    i5 M 520
    Motherboard
    0T6M8G
    Memory
    4GB
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Hard Drives
    500GB HDD
    Browser
    Firefox, Edge
    Antivirus
    Defender
    Other Info
    unsupported machine: Legacy bios, MBR, TPM 1.2, upgraded from W10 to W11 using W10/W11 hybrid install media workaround.


    My SYSTEM THREE is a Dell Latitude 5410, i7-10610U, 32GB RAM, 512GB ssd, Windows 11 Pro.

jimbo45

Well-known member
Power User
VIP
Thread Starter
Local time
6:03 AM
Posts
1,476
Location
Hafnarfjörður IS
OS
Windows XP,7,10,11 Linux Arch Linux
@FreeBooter
@Bree

MEA CULPA on my part

You are 100% correct

On checking the W10 system the cursor was on another disk (any is OK) apart from the EFI file.
On W11 moving cursor down anywhere off the top line (EFI partition) it worked properly.

Too many liquid fluids I think in the last few days.

Will mark this as solved and thanks !!!

Cheers
jimbo
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows XP,7,10,11 Linux Arch Linux
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    2 X Intel i7
Top Bottom