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virtual box dynamic disk not growing

I'm new to Virtualbox but not the IT world so I'm a little confused about why the dynamic disk settings isn't growing.  I see that the actual size is 6GB but the virtual size shows 40GB however when I boot the operating system it says I'm running low on hard drive space.  The hard drive space in the guest operating system is only showing 7GB when I would assume it would show 40GB the virtual dynamic size settings.  Is this a known issue or am I not doing something right?  Guest OS is 2003 Windows server.
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Joe G

8/22/2022 - Mon
Shahnawaz Ahmed

Dear, your question make me little confuse.  Please explain or make me understand.  What is the Host O.S? Can you send me the screenshot of diskmgmt.msc from guest machine. ? How many disks do you have in guest O.S??
Joe G

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The host OS that is running Virtual box is a Windows Server 2008.  The guest is running 2003 r2 server.  I only have one disk running for the guest machine.  Attached is the screenshot of the diskmgmt.msc and a screen shot of the Virtualbox storage setting
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

it does not look like the dynamic disk is working correctly.

the size of the OS partition should be 40GB.
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Found answer on my own but Exchange is always a great tool.