Expanding D drive


New Member
Hi all

Apologies if this is a stupid question, but I would like to *safely *expand *by magic or something a D drive..

(* obligatiory)

I'm using something that is eating space on D, and we've already configured the server that there'a nothing left to give from C.

I need to run some processes on this appliance which will fall over and die (and possibly catch fire) if they don't have a good 350+ GBs free here.

Is there any way to increase the space on D? By about 500GBs.. Safely. By magic or something.

Typically D:\ Drive is a disc, instead of a Hard Drive disk. This is an 11-year-old's two cents, but 500GBs can't be added. It's a physical thing, like RAM. You should probably look into External Hard Drives on Ebay or Amazon.

Speaking of RAM, here's a joke website: http://downloadmoreram.com/


Extraordinary Member
Post a picture of Disk Management. Then we can see what the options are.


New Member
Thanks. It's not a case of reallocating space - I need to create some. If I could spend some monies and take a NAS or something and push its space over to D, I would be very happy. But can't do that.. This is why I'm looking for magic - I can't think of a way around this.


Noob Whisperer
Not exactly sure that, this falls into the category of magic or not, but I remember back in the old days (and you can still do it) you could mount a new drive to an empty NTFS folder on an existing volume.
This allows the local administrator to easily extend the storage capacity of any particular volume
SOURCE: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc938934.aspx

Not sure if this will work for you or not as I'm still not exactly clear as to what you are wanting to do.

But as a reference http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753321.aspx

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