Article ID: 870912 - View products that this article applies to.
When you use the Diskpart.exe command-line tool to perform storage management on a Microsoft Windows Server 2003-based computer, you receive the following error message:
The disk management services could not complete the operation.
This issue occurs when the startup type for the Virtual Disk service (VDS) is set to disabled.
To resolve this issue, set the startup type for the VDS to manual, as follows:
The VDS provides system administrators and storage administrators that use Diskpart.exe to provide storage resources and to manage storage resources.
Article ID: 870912 - Last Review: October 30, 2006 - Revision: 1.2