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VMware Extended Disk Showing Wrong Capacity

You may see an issue on a Windows Server after expanding the storage on the drive that it still shows the old capacity when you check the properties of the disk via my computer.

Wrong Disk Space Showing - VMware Extended Disk Showing Wrong Capacity

This can be resolved by following the below steps –

Open an administrative Command Prompt (Right click “Command Prompt” and select “Run as Administrator”) and Run Diskpart

At the DISKPART> prompt, enter list volume

select volume # (where # is the number of the incorrect volume)

extend filesystem

This will then show the correct disk space as per the below screenshot –

Correct Disk Space Showing - VMware Extended Disk Showing Wrong Capacity

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