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I extended volume and now Explorer and Disk management shows correct size of volume, but did not add extended space as a free space.

Basically, I had 100Gb disk and had 30Gb free space, now I have 200Gb disk and still 30Gb of free space (numbers are same in Disk Management, Explorer and chkdsk.exe).

Screenshot of Disk Management below:


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Could you post/link to a screenshot of Disk Manager, please? I think I know what your problem is, but I'd need to see that to be sure. – HopelessN00b Aug 31 '12 at 20:51
Screenshot is here: link – Serhiy Aug 31 '12 at 23:07
Glad I asked... that is not what I thought at all. How odd. Is it a VM? – HopelessN00b Aug 31 '12 at 23:18
Yes, it is a VMware VM. I extended partitions before on other servers (same 2008 R2) and did not have any issues. This is first time I hit a wall. – Serhiy Sep 4 '12 at 17:31

Check that you're not limiting disk usage via quota properties of File Server Resource Manager.

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That only affects the ability to use disk space, not to see the amount of free disk space. – HopelessN00b Aug 31 '12 at 20:50
Yep, I already checked it - all quotas are disabled (disk and folder quotas) – Serhiy Aug 31 '12 at 22:59

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