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Disk expansion, missing space.

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Hello

I have an Proliant DL385 G1 with one Smart Array 6400 Controller card.
OS is : Windows 2003 Enterprise SP2

I have expanded the disk array from 3 to 4 physical disks on a Raid 5 setup. The disk size is 146GB.

Windows explorer is reporting only 273GB as total size ??
I have attached a picture of disk management, it seems correct to me.

What is wrong ?, i have updated the firmware and software of 6400 controller and restarted the server, same problem.

Tested a 3rd party tool (Paragorn disk manager), and it reports the correct disk size of 410.1 GB

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