Let us see how to grow drive space in Windows. It is very simple in Windows server 2008 and later. But there is some process while extending OS drive in 2003 server. Windows doesn’t support growing OS drive.
First let us see how to extend in Windows 7 and 2008.
Grow disk space from VMware side and open Disk Management console. The added space is displayed in the management console. If it is a physical server, we must have free space immediately after the drive.
1. Select extend volume.
2. In the extend volume wizard, click Next.
3. Select the disk to be extended and select the amount of space in MB. Click Next.
4. Click Finish.
5. The drive / volume is extended.