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Still Cannot Extend disk in Windows 2008 R2

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See the related question.  I removed all the data from the D drive and deleted the partition, but I still cannot extend the C drive.  What am I doing wrong?
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by:Cuteadder
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is C drive a dymanic partition?

if so, you should be able to right click and extend..
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by:JLEmlet
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How do I tell what kind partition
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by:Cuteadder
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if you right click on the partition what are the options?

also, does it show a partition of free space - with no drive letter? - this would be the old D drive
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by:JLEmlet
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See the picture - the options are:
New Simple Volume
Properties
Help

Everything else is grayed out.
It shows as Unallocated.
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by:Cuteadder
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hang on... are you right clicking on where it says disk0/disk1 or you right clicking on the drive letter...

try clicking on the drive letter...
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by:JLEmlet
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That was clicking on the drive letter.

If I click on Disk 0, I get:
Convert to Dynamic Disk
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by:JLEmlet
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Can I convert the disk to a dynamic disk?  It currently has 3 partitions, one of which is the boot volume.
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yes, should be able to...
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by:JLEmlet
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Thanks - that did the trick.
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