How To Expand A Virtual HDD In VMware Workstation 8

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Here’s how to expand a virtual HDD in VMware Workstation 8:

1. Go to the tab for the virtual machine for which you want to expand the virtual HDD and click on ‘Edit virtual machine settings’.

How To Expand A Virtual HDD In VMware Workstation 8

2. In ‘Hardware’ tab, click on the virtual HDD which you need to expand. Then click ‘Utilities>Expand…’

How To Expand A Virtual HDD In VMware Workstation 8

3. Enter the new maximum size for the virtual HDD and click ‘Expand’.

How To Expand A Virtual HDD In VMware Workstation 8

4. Wait while VMware Workstation 8 expands the virtual HDD. Click ‘OK’ when done.

How To Expand A Virtual HDD In VMware Workstation 8

How To Expand A Virtual HDD In VMware Workstation 8

5. Notice the new maximum size of your virtual HDD. Click ‘OK’ to exit the ‘Virtual Machine Settings’ window.

How To Expand A Virtual HDD In VMware Workstation 8

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