Thats because were working with a basic disk remember

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Volume option is grayed out. That's because we're working with a basic disk. Remember we said earlier that one of the rules for extending volumes when you're working with a basic disk is that the space must be contiguous and it's got to be on the same hard disk drive. This prevents me from using this space or this space on Disk 1 or Disk 2 to extend the C volume. So, what are our options? Well, one would be to come over here and delete the Data volume right here, maybe move its contents to a new volume down here on Disk 1. And then extend the C volume the rest of the way on Disk 0. That is one way to do it. Another option however, is to create a mount point in the file system of the C volume, and then create a partition and format a volume on Disk 1 or Two that is mounted in that directory. Let's create a mount point on the C Drive that points to a volume we're going to create. A new simple volume we're going to create on Disk 1. So that when users access that directory on C, they're actually saving data down here on Disk 1. Right-click. New Simple Volume. Next. We'll use all of the available disk space. And now instead of assigning a drive letter to the new volume, I'm going to mount it in an empty NTFS folder. Click on Browse.Expand C. And let's create a new folder called (typing) Extra Space. Now this brings up a very important point. The folder where you're going to mount this volume must be empty. It cannot already have files in it. That's why we created a new, blank, empty folder to mount this volume, OK.Next. And let's give it a volume label of Extra Space. To remind us which directory we actuallymounted this file system in. And I'll click Next and Finish. Wait while the volume is formatted. While it's doing that, I need to point out that the only way you can do this is to first of all mount it in an empty directory, like we talked about. And also that directory must exist within an existing NTFS file system. Up here, our C volume is formatted with the NTFS file system. So the Extra Space folder we created in C:\ will work just fine. But, if on the other hand, this volume were formatted with a FAT32 partition, we would not be allowed to create a mount point within it and mount this volume within that directory. Okay, the volume has finished formatting. And now if I go to File Explorer. And go to the C Drive and navigate to the Extra Space directory, which as you can see, has a slightly different icon. It's got a picture of a hard drive with a little arrow. If I navigate to that directory, the sub-directory of the C Drive, what's really happening is I'm beingredirected from the Extra Space directory located on C to the volume down here called Extra Space.And if I were to go in here and say create a new file, maybe a new bitmap image. That file does not reside in C:\Extra Space. It actually resides down here in this volume named Extra Space on Disk 1.Now, let's suppose that we're also running out of space on our Data volume over here. Now, it is an NTFS volume, and there is still free unallocated space down here on Disk 2. But, if I right-click on F, notice that I don't have the option to extend the volume. Remember that I said just a minute ago, that with basic disks you cannot
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