VMWare harddisk resizing:
Expanding the dynamic virtual harddisk in VMWare is easy and does no longer require the command line tool
vmware-vdiskmanager.exe located by default in
C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Workstation\ .
For resizing use the following command (Open a command prompt by pressing WIN+R and enter cmd):
C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-vdiskmanager.exe" -x NEWSIZE "diskname.vmdk"
The following steps are:
- Download here
- Choose the partition, Click Resize/Move, Drag the handle to its full width
- Click Apply
- Agree to reboot
- During startup, do not press any key whatsoever
- Let the boot-up module perform its task
- Check that your Windows system partition size increased.
For a visual rundown of the steps and additional info, see here.