How to resize a vmware vmdk disk

Backup/Clone your virtual machine
Goto Menu -> VM -> Manage -> Clone…

Remove all snapshots
Goto Menu -> VM -> Snapshot -> Snapshot Manager

For Workstation 7 and later
– Select the virtual machine from the Inventory.
– Click Edit Virtual Machine Settings.
– Click Hard Disk.
– Click Expand Disk…
– Enter the new size, then click Expand.

Under Windows
– Richt click on ‘My PC’.
– Click Manage.
– Select Disk Management.
– Right click disk.
– Click Extend Volume…