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I have a VM hosted on a Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V server. The VM is running out of space on the C: drive. Is this easy to resize or do I need some special tools to do it?

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To expand c drive is not a difficult task however you might need to use dell xpart command line utility to expand the c drive further. You need to add storage in the same lun you have given to thw VM for system drive (c:\ drive)
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Would it work for the x64 version? Sorry, I forgot to mention this.


Thank you for your help!
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Yes. it will
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I am posting a link from a website which will guide you step by step how to use DELL extpart

Link source - Virtual to the core.com

http://www.virtualtothecore.com/en/en-extpart-step-by-step-how-to-expand-windows-virtual-disks/
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