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Consider the following scenario. You have a system running Windows Server 2008, and this system has two Dynamic Disks containing a volume that is being software mirrored by Windows. You open Disk Management and try to break the mirror of the boot volume. Disk Management prevents you from breaking the mirror of the boot volume with the following error message:
The specified plex is a the current system or boot plex. [sic]
This behavior is by design. However, the mirror can be broken using DiskPart.exe as described in the "Resolution" section.
The boot mirror can be broken from DiskPart.exe using the following steps:
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