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In Hyper-V, How Do I Assign a Drive Letter to a Virtual Hard Drive in a VM?

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Hi Experts.  I have a HP DL-385-G7, 24 GB RAM, 1.38 TB HDD, using Windows Server 2008 Standard, Hyper-V installed.  There is, at this point, one virtual machine running on the Hyper-V.  This VM uses Windows 2003 Server 32-bit, R2, SP2 running on a 100 GB virtual HDD.  The HDD's are 4 SAS 7.2K 4X 500GB running in RAID 5.  For an installation of a SQL Server, 2005, I created a 350 GB Virtual Hard Drive, dynamic.  

When I went to access this drive in the virtual machine, I could not.  I can see it in the Hyper-V, but not in my computer or in storage management.  My question is, how do I get access to it from the virtual machine and assign a drive letter to it?  Thanks

John
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