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    Was this my fault...

    ...and why did it happen?

    So one of my partitions on server 2003 was running out of space. So I wanted to extend the volume into 10GB of the 60GB available on another disk. I put into 10240 to extend by 10GB but it took up the rest of the free space leaving me with nothing spare and changed the disk type to spanned.

    I can't see what I did wrong?

    Any suggestions on a good way to claw back the space?

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    try using gparted? i tested it on one of our HP servers and it worked a treat.

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    i thought only vista/2008/7 could expand partitions that are in use?

    Personally when ive needed to do this ive used ghost

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    Quote Originally Posted by sted View Post
    i thought only vista/2008/7 could expand partitions that are in use?
    You can extend partitions with 2003, just not shrink them.

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    HI

    Dont forget to backup just in case.

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