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allocate unallocated space to D drive

hello there,

i have Vista Ultimate OS and I have 1 hard disk and on that i have two drives C and D. when i right clcik my computer and go into manage. I see C  and D drive and there is another 40 GB of unallocated disc space.how can i add this unallocated space to my d drive.

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You can create a new partition or a new logical drive.

Please go to the following "how to do"
http://technet2.microsoft.com/WindowsServer/f/?en/Library/19a9ac4d-d151-4fde-b187-9f8dfa09cb351033.mspx
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i dont want to create a new partition.i want to add the unallocated space to the d drive
You can add more space to existing primary partitions and logical drives by extending them into adjacent unallocated space on the same disk. To extend a basic volume, it must be raw or formatted with the NTFS file system. You can extend a logical drive within contiguous free space in the extended partition that contains it. If you extend a logical drive beyond the free space available in the extended partition, the extended partition grows to contain the logical drive.

For logical drives, boot, or system volumes, you can extend the volume only into contiguous space and only if the disk can be upgraded to a dynamic disk. For other volumes, you can extend the volume into noncontiguous space, but you will be prompted to convert the disk to dynamic.


 To extend a basic volume using the Windows interface

In Disk Manager, right-click the basic volume you want to extend.

Click Extend Volume&.

Follow the instructions on your screen
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Click Extend Volume

i dont see this option when i right click on the d drive
a u in disk manager
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where is that
what kind of file system do you have for D? ntfs ? what kind of volume ? basic or dynamics ?
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the d drive is ntfs
for allocate free space you have to use disk manager
go to \computer\manage and then \storage\ disk managment

In Disk Manager, right-click the basic volume you want to extend.

is Extend Volume& here .

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>>Extend Volume& here

this is disabled.i am sending you a screen shot to show what my problem is.
Disk-Management.jpg
screenshot is the first we had to do.

Please note you cannot extend the system or boot volume.

see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308424/en-us
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so what is the way out.is there anything i can do to use that drive space
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