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Server 2008 R2 disk mgmt console won't let me mirror C:

Server was running software RAID 1 just fine.
One of the drives failed, so figured it was a good time to upgrade the disks.
Broke the mirror, imaged the good drive, replaced the disks, blew the iamge back onto the new disks, booted up smoothly.
Used EaseUS partition Manager to expand the drive size to use the full disk.
went into disk mgmt, added mirror to the System Reserved partition, went smoothly.
Rebooted.
Went into disk mgmt, added mirror to C: and got an error stating:
"The operation failed to complete because the Disk Management console view is not up-to-date.  Refresh the view by using the refresh task.  if the problem persists close the Disk Management console, then restart Disk Management or restart the computer."
After doing both, I get the same error.
ran a chkdsk, no errors.
ran windows update - all updates are installed.
Resized the source partition to 17MB smaller - I've seen small size mismatches cause problems before - no change.
After everything, I get the same error.
Help????!?!!!?
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strivoliCommented:
Did you try performing the same operation with "DiskPart"?
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SteveCommented:
could you post a screenshot of disk management pls?
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Digital_SkreamAuthor Commented:
@strivoli
How would i go about doing that?  All the instructions that I find online are very confusing, and nobody really details the process.

@totallytonto
here ya go.
Disk Management Window
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SteveCommented:
which version of Easus did you use?

I've seen this before I'm afraid and it's not good. When essing with the partitions Easus has left the disk in a state that windows isn't entirely happy with and it doesn't like it. Are you sure the version of Easus you are using is fully compatible with this OS?
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Digital_SkreamAuthor Commented:
Yes it is compatible.  Version 9.21
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SteveCommented:
well, it still doesn't like it so you should contact Easus for support as messing with partitions on servers is always risky.
The upshot is that Easus has left the disk in a state that windows isn't happy with. Unless Easus can help you're looking at giving up and doing the partition again.
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