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Extended System drive showing in Disk management but not in Explorer

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I have just extended my System drive C: and using partition manager but when I log back in it shows me the additional space via disk manager but not through Widows Explorer

Any advice would be really appreciated Disk manager Error
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by:scriven_j
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You've tried rebooting?
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by:EMBARKS365
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Yes but it hasnt helpded
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by:scriven_j
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Run DISKPART from the command prompt.

Type:-
RESCAN
EXIT

See if that has made any difference.
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Tried the rescan but it has not changed anything
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by:eatmeimadanish
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It appears that the FAT tables are incorrect.  This is one of the risks of running partition magic.  BACKUP your data.  Then schedule a chkdsk on the c: drive, and this may fix these issues, you do risk file corruption however so make sure you have a backup.  

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by:EMBARKS365
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I have managed to resolve this by installing the EASEUS partition utility thorugh windows whereas previosuly I was pre booting the utility
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