Resizing Virtual Box HD

Host machine running Windows 7
VB machine running Ubuntu
Task at hand: Increase disk space of VB machine1. Open up command prompt in host machine
Navigate to C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox

Type the following command:
VBoxManage modifyhd “C:/PATH/VB_HARD_DISK.vdi” –resize SIZE_IN_MB 


2. New hard drive space will be unallocated and has to be merged into the original hard disk. Follow instructions on this article.

— Start from Step 3

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