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Can't extend volume

Can't extend volume under Server 2008 SP2. Please help? Disk 1 has 512 GB taken, but 512 GB unallocated. The extend volume wizard doesn't allow me to click Next with additional space.
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Can I extend this partition?

This server is running Windows Server 2008. The drive is currently part of a Windows Cluster, so I haven't been able to extend it while the cluster is running. I'm going to take a maintenance outage ...
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Convert to dynamic disk / option disabled

I'm trying to setup a software RAID-1 at a new hosted server. It has two 3TB disks in and I've installed a fresh copy of Windows Server 2008 R2 Web Edition with SP1 on one of those disks. A ...
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Is there a way to cause Windows Server 2008 disks to discard changes at reboot?

We are experimenting with Citrix Provisioning Services to deploy servers in our environment, but it's been giving me a lot of problems. As I was cursing it for the umpteenth time it occurred to me ...
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Disk Space discrepancy SMB vs command prompt

We have a Windows 2008 server core installation that has a 400GB disk attached to it. When viewing the free space of this disk via the command prompt it reports 35GB free. Computer management also ...
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How can I merge unallocated space on Windows Server 2008?

After resizing a C: partition I'm left with two blocks of "unallocated space". However despite the fact that neither of these blocks is a partition (they're just blank space) Windows sees them as ...
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How to claim unallocated space on disk

On windows 2008 R1 server, I have a 1Tb disk that has about 400Gb at the end that's not used. I have the boot partition, then a logic volume, then the free space. I want to create a new simple volume ...
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Disk Manager Reporting Foreign Disks

I have a server with an 8 drive eSATA enclosure attached. I have two volumes on the external controller: a RAID5 array that uses 6 of the drives and a RAID1 arrray that uses 2. The system is ...
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Disk Manager for Windows Server

I'm working with a Windows 2008 Server, and I'm currently trying to allocate unused space to the C Drive. I've run into a bit of an issue however as my disk partitions are in the following order: C ...
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Server 2008 R2 Disk Management Green Outline Extend C Drive

In the Server 2008 R2 disk management snap-in I have Disk 0 which has these partitions: boot partition - 71mb a Recovery partition 3gb OS (C:) 40gb DATAPART1 (D:) 150gb Free space 40gb Disk 0 is a ...
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Server 2008 Disk Management Hangs

So I have looked everywhere for the solution to this and have tried many things. There is one post on SE related to this and I tried the suggested answer but I am still having problems. We have a ...
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Windows 2008 additional disk going offline with reboots on Amazon EC2

OK, so I took the stock Windows 2008 64-bit Amazon AMI and wanted to add a D: drive for page file space and crash dumps. I launched the instance with a second EBS volume attached as xvdf and went ...
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Does shrinking making space available to partitions everywhere?

In Disk Management for Windows 2008, I have an extended partition that looks like this: |----X:\ Drive----||----Y:\ Drive----||-------Z:\ Drive-------| I am running out of space for the Y: drive. I ...
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Windows 2008 Drive Size Discrepancy

We have a VSphere server and increased the drive for the C:\ drive on one of the VMs from 20GB to 30GB. Disk management shows the correct new size in the Disk view, but the volume information still ...
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What are the weaknesses of software RAID1 in Windows 7 and Windows 2008?

I want to migrate current data from simple hard disk drives to RAID1 to reduce the risk of losing daily data in case of hard disk failure. Every PC I want to migrate have a RAID1 support, requiring to ...
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disk management/diskpart on windows server 2008 hangs

I am having an issue on my Windows Server 2008 "Sql Server". When I access Disk Management, the UI hangs on "Loading disk configuration information" When I run diskpart it does nothing after showing ...
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Convert Spanned Dynamic disk to Basic Help needed

Here is my scenario; Windows 2008 server on a VM Two VM disks; Disk1 > OS >Basic Disk2> Data and an Installed Application.> Basic During the weekend, I was playing with this VM, I wanted to add some ...
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windows 2008 Cannot extend volume for c

I have a 150 GB hard drive on a windows 2008 server. 87 GB partition for D:\ 10 GB partition for C:\ I cannot extend/increase the partition for C:\ in the disk manager utility. as described here: ...
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Extend disk with diskpart or Disk Management

I have a Win 2008 Server that won't let me extend a disk. I have used both the computer management and the diskpart tool and both tell me that I have less than 1MB free and can't extend. I show that ...