omnicc
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How to change disk partition inside of a XP SP3 VM

I am running Workstation 7.0.0 build-203739 on Windows 7 x64 as my host. I have one VM which is defined as a 100 GB and it was not preallocated. Currently there is a partion that is approximately 47 GIG and then one that is unallocated for 51 GB. How do I get the 51 GB allocated and seen in the same partition as the original 47 Gig?

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Michael Gould

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omnicc
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It appears from doing research that the only way to handle the unallocated partition in XP is to use and external tool which can format and join partitions. I purchased the Disk Director version 10.0 from Acronis and it worked perfectly. I now have the full 99 gig of space available as a single drive.

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Michael Gould

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WoodyZ
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Why spend $40 when there are free alternatives!

One can use the free EASEUS Partition Master Home Edition or just use GParted Live - gparted-live-0.4.6-1.iso.

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