i came across a solution for a problem that is becoming more and more common. virtual disks in vmware.. how the hell do you expand a existing disk?
the solution, is quite easy.
open up command prompt and navigate to your vmware workstation or server directory. from there run the command
vmware-vdiskmanager -x 20Gb
where -x specifies a resize, and 20gb is an example size, followed by
so a full path will look like
C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-vdiskmanager -x 20Gb "d:\VM Folder\vmdiskfile.vmdk"
it doesnt take long either!
also note a vmware defrag might be a good idea before you do this for the obvious reasons.