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Why can't I create a new partition as per below? This is the disk of a physical server running Hyper-V 2012.

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Any help appreciated!

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2 Terabyte limit on MBR disks. Convert the disk to GPT for > 2TB.

Edit: For completeness - Back up all your data first. Wipe out all the partitions and volumes on the disk. Then right-click on the disk itself on the left hand side and choose "Convert to GPT."

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Thanks- I just worked this out! – Lock Sep 6 '13 at 3:00
+1, but this answer would be even better if it also said how to do it. – Michael Kjörling Sep 6 '13 at 9:39

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