Expand vdisk

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8

Expands a virtual hard disk (VHD) to the size that you specify.

Note

This command is only applicable to Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Syntax

expand vdisk maximum=<n>

Parameters

Parameter

Description

maximum=<n>

Specifies the new size for the VHD in megabytes (MB).

Remarks

  • A VHD must be selected and detached for this operation to succeed. Use the select vdisk command to select a volume and shift the focus to it.

Examples

To expand the selected VHD to 20 GB, type:

expand vdisk maximum=20000

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