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10.4: Make Windows see all of a Parallels-resized drive Apps
Over at UNEASYsilence, this post deals with the issue of Windows hard drive sizes in Parallels. Specifically, it details how to make Windows recognize the true size of a hard drive that you expanded with the Parallels Image Tool. It may look complicated, but if you follow the steps, it's actually pretty easy.

[robg adds: In the comments, there are a couple of alternative methods suggested, including one by Tony D that looks much, much simpler -- if it works. I haven't tested any of these, so proceed at your own risk. I strongly recommend backing up your virtual Windows disk before starting.]
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Authored by: gxw on Feb 02, '07 05:40:57PM

Thanks for the hint. Could have used the hint a few months ago, but I'm sure it will come in handy again soon.

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10.4: Make Windows see all of a Parallels-resized drive
Authored by: wjshack on Feb 05, '07 10:25:16AM

This is a very helpful discussion. I resized my Parallels hard drive yesterday. Look in the comments for the discussion by

sfw February 1st, 2007 - 11:35 am

He/she gives a detailed description of just what must be done. A small change in one part of his instructions may help someone avoid the mistake I first made:

Then type "select volume 2″, and then "extend". EXIT DISKPART BY TYPING "exit".

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