Is it possible to change the virtual HDD size of a Virtual Box VM?

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  1. DesuMaiden

    DesuMaiden Registered Member

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    Recently created a Windows 7 VM which takes up 25 GB of space. Unfortunately the Windows 7 OS itself take up about 18 GB which only leaves 7 GB for the rest of the VM. I want to expand the virtual partition to 60 GB so that I have much more free space on my Windows 7 VM. How can this be done?
     
  2. Victek

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    Unfortunately it can't be done as far as I can tell. 18 gigs sounds high for the OS though - my Windows 7 folder is 13 gigs (I know, still pretty big). You might want to have a closer look at how the space is being used with a graphic disk analyzer like WinDirStat or SequoiaView.
     
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    There is a tutorial using GParted live in this link. I've used GParted before to successfully resize the virtual disk in VMWare.
     
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