How to increase drive size of a VM in Hyper-V manager? Windows 2012 Server

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How to increase drive size of a VM in Hyper-V manager? Windows 2012 Server. Went into SETTINGS of Hyper-V Manger for the VM while the VM is shut down. Then IDE Controller (name of VM.vhdx. Clicked EDIT in the Virtual Hard Disk that is radial selected and chose EXPAND. Put in the desired new size and clicked finish. Did this over 30 days ago and the disk size in the VM never expanded. Is there a post process command I need to do or do I have to wait a while while the VM is shut down for the dish to expand to desired new input size? Thanks
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You can expand the VHDX size, but you also have to extend the partition within the VM using Disk Management or Disk Part in the VM's OS. It's not clear if you did that.
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That's the step I was missing. Thanks a ton!

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