VMware Virtual Disk Manager Does Not Expand Partitions

If you are using the VMware Virtual Disk Manager included in GSX Server, VMware Server, Workstation, or ACE to expand the size of a virtual disk, and the virtual disk is partitioned, you will need to use a third-party utility to resize the expanded partitions.  This utility would be run from inside the guest operating system.
Examples of third-party utilities include:
Partition Magic http://www.symantec.com/norton/products/overview.jsp?pcid=sp&pvid=pm80
System Rescue CD http://www.sysresccd.org/Main_Page
GParted LiveCD http://gparted.sourceforge.net/livecd.php
Partition Logic http://partitionlogic.org.uk
EASEUS Partition Manager http://www.partition-tool.com
Paragon Partition Manager http://www.partition-manager.com
Ranish Partition Manager http://www.ranish.com/part
7tools Partition Manager http://www.7tools.com/pm/index.htm
DFSee http://www.dfsee.com/dfsee/index.php
Windows DiskPart utility.

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