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increase windows vhd using diskpart and vhd resizer

I am trying to increase the size of a vhd using vhd resizer and diskpart.  I have a hyper v machine.  I had done this before and I think these were the same steps, but I am not 100% sure.  I just bought a 3TB drive.  I created two partitions 1.5 tb each (or whatever I had splitting it in two, they have some reserved).  I tried to make my vhd 1.4 tb, so I loaded it in the vhd resizer tool, and set he size to 1.4 tb.  This took over a full day and just finished.

Here is the link with the instructions:
http://kb.dutchalps.com/microsoftvirtualpc.htm#windows7

I attached the vhd in diskmanager then opened a command prompt and typed "disk part", "list disk", "select disk 4", "detail disk" and I got the following.  I was expecting to see a volume, but I don't.

DISKPART> detail disk

Msft Virtual Disk SCSI Disk Device
Disk ID: 00000000
Type   : Virtual
Status : Online
Path   : 0
Target : 0
LUN ID : 1
Location Path : UNAVAILABLE
Current Read-only State : No
Read-only  : No
Boot Disk  : No
Pagefile Disk  : No
Hibernation File Disk  : No
Crashdump Disk  : No
Clustered Disk  : No

There are no volumes.
Windows Server 2008Microsoft Virtual ServerVirtualization

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Svet Paperov

8/22/2022 - Mon
Tony Giangreco

Here are the steps for that process. See if anything was missed
http://www.xtralogic.com/extend_fs_part.shtml
noxcho

Does the disk management tool see the drive? It could need reinitialization simply.
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