A hotfix is available that adds support for GUID partition table (GPT) volumes that are larger than 2 terabytes on a Windows Server 2003-based server cluster


A hotfix is now available to add support for GUID partition table (GPT) volumes that are larger than 2 terabytes on a Microsoft Windows Server 2003-based server cluster.

More Information

When you apply this hotfix on a Windows Server 2003-based server cluster, you can use GPT volumes that are larger than 2 terabytes.

Note You cannot use the Windows interface to change a master boot record disk into a GUID partition table disk after the cluster is installed. Instead, you must use the convert gpt Diskpart command. You may notice a new partition that has a size of 1,024 bytes on clustered GPT volumes. On GPT disks, cluster creates this small partition in the MSR to help with the arbitration process.

For more information about how to use Diskpart to convert a master boot record (MBR) disk to a GUID partition table disk, visit the following Microsoft Web page:

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.


To apply this hotfix, the computer must be running one of the following operating systems:

  • A 32-bit version of Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Service Pack 2 (SP2)
  • An Itanium-based version of Windows Server 2003 with SP1 or SP2
  • An x64-based version of Windows

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix includes the hotfix of Knowledge Base article 932465.For more information about how to back up, restore, and modify the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

932465 A new physical disk resource does not successfully move to another cluster node on a Windows Server 2003-based server cluster

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Windows Server 2003, 32-bit (x86-based) versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Clcfgsrv.dll5.2.3790.2874872,96003-Feb-200712:09x86SP1Not Applicable
Clusdisk.sys5.2.3790.287468,60802-Feb-200710:06x86SP1Not Applicable
Clusres.dll5.2.3790.2874476,16003-Feb-200712:09x86SP1Not Applicable
Clussvc.exe5.2.3790.2874841,72802-Feb-200710:05x86SP1Not Applicable
Diskpart.exe5.2.3790.2874177,66402-Feb-200710:11x86SP1Not Applicable
Resutils.dll5.2.3790.287465,02403-Feb-200712:09x86SP1Not Applicable
W03a2409.dll5.2.3790.287427,64802-Feb-200709:57x86SP1Not Applicable
Updspapi.dll6.3.4.1379,18427-Dec-200607:40x86SP1Not Applicable
Windows Server 2003, x64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Clcfgsrv.dll5.2.3790.28741,331,71203-Feb-200713:34x64SP1Not Applicable
Clusdisk.sys5.2.3790.2874111,61603-Feb-200713:34x64SP1Not Applicable
Clusres.dll5.2.3790.2874647,16803-Feb-200713:34x64SP1Not Applicable
Clussvc.exe5.2.3790.28741,236,99203-Feb-200713:34x64SP1Not Applicable
Diskpart.exe5.2.3790.2874263,68003-Feb-200713:34x64SP1Not Applicable
Resutils.dll5.2.3790.2874100,86403-Feb-200713:34x64SP1Not Applicable
W03a2409.dll5.2.3790.287428,16003-Feb-200713:34x64SP1Not Applicable
Updspapi.dll6.3.4.1462,12803-Feb-200713:42x64SP1Not Applicable
Windows Server 2003, Itanium-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Clcfgsrv.dll5.2.3790.28742,146,30403-Feb-200713:34IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Clusdisk.sys5.2.3790.2874214,01603-Feb-200713:34IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Clusres.dll5.2.3790.28741,148,41603-Feb-200713:34IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Clussvc.exe5.2.3790.28742,072,06403-Feb-200713:34IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Diskpart.exe5.2.3790.2874486,40003-Feb-200713:34IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Resutils.dll5.2.3790.2874157,18403-Feb-200713:34IA-64SP1Not Applicable
W03a2409.dll5.2.3790.287426,62403-Feb-200713:34IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Updspapi.dll6.3.4.1655,15203-Feb-200713:42IA-64SP1Not Applicable
For more information about how hotfix packages are named, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
816915 New file naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packages
For more information about the terms that are used to describe software updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Technical support for x64-based versions of Microsoft Windows

If your hardware came with a Microsoft Windows x64 edition already installed, your hardware manufacturer provides technical support and assistance for the Windows x64 edition. In this case, your hardware manufacturer provides support because a Windows x64 edition was included with your hardware. Your hardware manufacturer might have customized the Windows x64 edition installation by using unique components. Unique components might include specific device drivers or might include optional settings to maximize the performance of the hardware. Microsoft will provide reasonable-effort assistance if you need technical help with a Windows x64 edition. However, you might have to contact your manufacturer directly. Your manufacturer is best qualified to support the software that your manufacturer installed on the hardware. If you purchased a Windows x64 edition such as a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 edition separately, contact Microsoft for technical support.

For product information about Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, visit the following Microsoft Web site: For product information about x64-based versions of Microsoft Windows Server 2003, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

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