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Windows 7: Can't extend volume

07 Nov 2014   #1
nkoss

Windows 7 Pro 64
 
 
Can't extend volume

I have a Drobo system with 16 TB of hard disk. Windows has it allocated as a 2 TB and a 14 TB for some reason. I formatted the 2 TB as seen in the first screenshot. I then Right click in the computer management window and click on Extend Volume. This is seen in the second screenshot. I then click Finish and get the message seen in the last screenshot.. I know that a 16 TB disk is OK since I have had it before. What is going on here and how do I extend the volume?




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07 Nov 2014   #2
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

To use the entire size contiguously, you must configure the drive as GPT not MBR.
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07 Nov 2014   #3
nkoss

Windows 7 Pro 64
 
 

Thanks...I finally got things working...appreciate the help!!
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08 Nov 2014   #4
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

You're welcome.
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