Really having a hard time extending the c drive of my virtual 2003 server...
Posted on 2011-02-24
The server is running Server 2003 standard with a C drive that has less than 200MB on a 10Gig drive. I need to extend it to 40GB. I've gone into the vCentre (4.0) ESX 4.0 btw and done and 'Import machine...' 3 times to make a new vm with the bigger hard drive. It completes successfully but when I log in all I get is a blank desktop with no icons and no start button or task bar. Just a blue freakin' screen. 3 times and I was trying different settings every time. I've shut the vm down and extended the C drive and then used diskpart.exe but it wont extend the drive either. Does anyone have any other suggestions? I've been googling all day!!
Thanks a million,