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Can't extend partition in Windows 7 VM

sglee asked
Last Modified: 2015-04-21
I have a Windows 7 computer as a VM in ESX 5.5 Host Machine.
Originally I allocated 2TB, but it is running out of space, so I increased the hard drive size from 2TB to 2.5TB in Edit Settings in VShpere Client. When I run DiskMgmt.msc, I can see the extra 500GB of space, but I see "Extend Volume" option recessed from C drive.
So I thought well then I will just create another Volume and assign the drive letter "E:", but I can't even create a new volume.
Is there a reason why I can't extend the volume of C drive to make it 2.5GB volume?
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