Problem and Solution: “New Simple Volume” is Greyed Out After Disk Was Added To Windows Server

Goal:  You want to create a new Disk Partition on Windows Server.
Problem:  You go to Server Manager -> Computer Management -> Storage -> Disk Management.  You right click a newly-added partition (in the graphical bar section that says "Unallocated").  "New Simple Volume," "New Spanned Volume," and "New Striped Volume" are all grayed out.  
Solution:  Right click the "Disk X" (where X is the integer associated with the newly-added disk).  Choose "Online."  Right click the "Disk X" again.  Choose "Initialize Disk."  Now "New Simple Volume" should not be grayed out.

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