Steps

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    First, alter your disk size using the VMware Workstation software. Menu: Virtual Machine>Hard Disk>Hard Disk Settings [note, your virtual machine must be shut off to make changes]. Then just drag the slider over to how much you want your virtual machine to be.
    • You will notice if you go to your C drive in your windows machine, that though you now have more space, your partition is still set at the old amount. So now you need to expand your partition to include it.
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    While in your windows machine, download the program EASEUS.
    • The home edition partition manager is free. Install it on your windows OS.
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    Right Click on your partition disk, (for me it was C:) and select resize/move partition.
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    You can simply drag the slider over to the right, to include the white space that is hanging out at the end of your blue space.
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    Click the OK button.
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    It will still be listed as a pending operation until you click the apply button, which is a big check mark.
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    Restart your system. Your C: disk now reads as having 60G!

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