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You may need to modify the BIOS settings in order to change the boot order to have the system boot from the CD drive. Should be able to install VS2008 now 😉 heathhamm December 6th, 2007 at 16:00 | #43 Reply | Quote Nothing incredible here, but for those who have or use Acronis. Re: I am trying to expand the existing disk space getting error shahidyzk Jul 17, 2012 3:12 PM (in response to Gopinath Keerthyrajan) Hi I did not get the answer from i downloaded the VMware Converter Standalone. this contact form

Read Our Most Recent How-To Articles Popular How-To Articles Record Online Internet Radio Stations On Your PC Take The Poll: When Do You Change Your Email Password? It detected the changes you made in Knoppix and wants to verify that everything is ok. Then do the resize. SimoneB May 19th, 2007 at 00:52 | #22 Reply | Quote Great info. https://communities.vmware.com/thread/409113?start=0&tstart=0

You right-click on the current disk you expanded and select 'Expand'. I ignored this at first and rebooted because it looked like the changes had actually saved. After that I was able to change the partion size to make use of the full 100Gb in drive manager, which has to be new in 2008 server or I missed I almost am at a point to make a acronis full backup inside the virtual machine, delete the entire machine and put the back-up back in the new virtual machine, because

  1. VMWare converter is not an option, the software is terrible with the feedback.
  2. Don't be alarmed if CHKDSK wants to run some tests on your drive.
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  4. Select K | System | QTParted to launch the utility.
  5. If the disk is the system volume you will need to mount the disk in a second VM and expand it from there.
  6. You could try to move the page file to a partition that you do not wish to extend.
  7. GG November 20th, 2007 at 22:06 | #41 Reply | Quote If you try GParted, which is on the Knoppix CD.
  8. WARNING: If the virtual disk is partitioned, you must use a third-party utility in the virtual machine to expand the size of the partitions.
  9. Thanks for the help.
  10. And for all friends that got the Failed to grow disk XXX : one of the parameters supplied is invalid. (1) error, please take note that in this case you have

There are loads of benefits of virtualisation , but the most obvious one for me is increased stability. Getting error message please help me I have no idea where making mistakesCommandC:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation>vmware-vdiskmanager.exe -x 10Gb "c:\Virtual Machines\CentOS\CentOS.vmdk"ErrorFailed to expand the disk 'c:\Virtual Machines\CentOS\CentOS.vmdk': One of the parameters supplied However, many users would rather increase the size of their existing virtual disk so that they don't have to change application or data locations.In order to resize virtual disk, the VMware My comment was a bit obscure, although I did mention that the procedure could be used to expand the partition.

But when I needed to install Visual Studio 2005 SP1 and SQL Server 2005 SP2 I ran out of disk space. This worked perfectly and your step by step directions were better than any vendor documentation I've encountered. (I'm looking at you, Oracle.) Terv October 23rd, 2009 at 01:21 | #72 Reply Categories: Software Development, Windows Tags: Comments (98) CrazyDownhiller January 22nd, 2007 at 20:44 | #1 Reply | Quote Sean, you are the man! Once you've mounted the disk in a different VM or booted up the VM it belongs to if its not the system volume, do the following.

anyone can help? 24/May/2009 01:34 AM Michael Bruce said: This was a great post. Diskpart will extend the partition to be the full size of the disk. Reply Aniket @ 3:06 am My VMware is windows server 2000. I came across many soultions but this one was clear cut and accurate!

June 25, 2008 Reply Rafal @ 6:47 am Hi guys, why not using VMDiskSize? VMware Virtual Disk Manager - build 118166. Elwin February 14th, 2007 at 00:32 | #9 Reply | Quote (sorry for the 4 double post, keep thinking about it) i tried using knoppix again to make the partition a You use the Gparted utility to expand the size of whatever partition you want.

Configure it with whatever size you think it is and try it. ~coolsport00 0 Message Author Comment by:RemcoVi ID: 326703692010-05-08 The file what is there is on my host already http://3swindows.com/failed-to/vmware-failed-to-log-into-nfc-server.html Privacy - Terms of Service - Questions or Comments Thanks for posting this it was very helpful. 05/Oct/2009 19:08 PM sudarshan said: Worked perfectly fine for me. Brett February 22nd, 2007 at 17:26 | #13 Reply | Quote Thanks for the guide, I also ran into the issue of parted appearing to resize the drive, but in fact

Saved a lot of work.. Jeff March 2nd, 2007 at 09:43 | #15 Reply | Quote Hi Sean, I like the article; it's very useful as people often have the same problem. Geeks With Blogs Geeks with Blogs, the #1 blog community for IT Pros Start Your Blog Login AJ GB My Other Recent Posts VMware TSX Day 2 VMware TSX EMEA Day http://3swindows.com/failed-to/internal-error-failed-to-expand-shell-folder-constant-userdocs.html In the following screenshot you can see the C drive with the 8GB allocated and the 4GB unallocated.

Then i increase the space of 100GB. After VMware resize disk done, you need third party utility like AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Edition to extend system partition (C drive).How to resize VMware partition with AOMEI Partition Assistant?AOMEI Partition It would typically locate in the installation directory of VMware, e.g. "C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Server\vmware-vdiskmanager.exe".Locate the full path to your Windows virtual machine disk (vmdk).

Then click Yes and voila!… Done.

Thanks for commenting. I followed the steps and everything worked like a charm. No extra utilities are required! Please type your message and try again. 7 Replies Latest reply: Jul 17, 2012 3:52 PM by WoodyZ I am trying to expand the existing disk space getting error shahidyzk Jul

ny3tclip July 29th, 2011 at 17:41 | #96 Reply | Quote awesome! Don't put your swap file on the C drive - this slows your machine down. It is possible to increase the size Reply Link Mohammed April 11, 2014, 4:59 amHi Team,I do have a concern on extending the size of Virtaul hard disk, tried by the http://3swindows.com/failed-to/failed-to-start-the-virtual-machine-module-disk-power-on-failed-cannot-open-the-disk.html Do a df to see the device name, something like /dev/sda, thus fdisk /dev/sda, enter p to see current partitions, n to create a new one, accept the default size and

You could also type in the values into the textboxes. Reply Watching The Net @ 6:15 am @Manos I'll need to see the command you used when the error message occurred. Sometimes a syntax error in the command can cause a problem. Using an external Hard Disk, take regular snapshots of your Virtual Machine as a backup.

I do this all on my 2003 servers differently, using the diskpart command line. Thanks mate 05/Sep/2009 02:09 AM Doug said: Worked like a charm when I followed the instructions to the letter.