Howto: Resize Virtual PC 2007 Virtual Machine

This is a two step process:

1. Use VHDResizer to resize the partition, download here

2. Use gparted to expand the partition, download here

Details on VHDResizer (from http://vmtoolkit.com/files/folders/converters/entry87.aspx)

VhdExpand is now VhdResize.

VhdResize will resize Microsoft’s VHD files and will also convert between Fixed and Dynamic file types. This is a sector by sector copy operation from one size/type to the other and the source file remains unaltered.

VhdResize requires the Microsoft .Net 2.0 framework available via Windows Update and here.

Installation

Unzip the file to a folder of your choosing and run VhdResize.exe.

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