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Solved How to uninstall Windows 8 in VMware Workstation 8?


#1
Hello,

I wan to know how to uninstall or remove Windows 8 ( windows 8.vmk file) in VMware Workstation 8, does I just need to delete the file located in C:\Users\my user name\Documents\Virtual Machines\Windows 8 (see picture below)

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or does it have its own way to remove or uninstall it?

I do know how to install it but not to uninstall it, I hope somebody could help me :confused:
Thank you:)
 

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System One

  • OS
    Windows 7
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    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Lenovo
    Memory
    2 GB
    Browser
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    Antivirus
    Avira

Hopachi

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#2
That works but it will complain about missing files, that's why you need to remove them from within Player.

Right-click on machine:
machine.png

You can do what you intended afterwards, if some left-over files remained. :)

Welcome to the forums!
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 10 x64
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    HP Envy DV6 7250
    CPU
    Intel i7-3630QM
    Motherboard
    HP, Intel HM77 Express Chipset
    Memory
    16GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel HD4000 + Nvidia Geforce 630M
    Sound Card
    IDT HD Audio
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    15.6' built-in + Samsung S22D300 + 17.3' LG Phillips
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    multiple resolutions
    Hard Drives
    Samsung SSD 250GB + Hitachi HDD 750GB
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    120W adapter
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    SteelSeries Sensei
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    That's basically it.
#3
That works but it will complain about missing files, that's why you need to remove them from within Player.

Right-click on machine:
View attachment 19089

You can do what you intended afterwards, if some left-over files remained. :)

Welcome to the forums!
Thank you so much for the fast reply , now my problem solve:thumbsup:
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 7
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Lenovo
    Memory
    2 GB
    Browser
    Mozilla Firefox
    Antivirus
    Avira

Hopachi

Polyhedric Stellation
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#4
You're welcome. :)
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 10 x64
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    HP Envy DV6 7250
    CPU
    Intel i7-3630QM
    Motherboard
    HP, Intel HM77 Express Chipset
    Memory
    16GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel HD4000 + Nvidia Geforce 630M
    Sound Card
    IDT HD Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    15.6' built-in + Samsung S22D300 + 17.3' LG Phillips
    Screen Resolution
    multiple resolutions
    Hard Drives
    Samsung SSD 250GB + Hitachi HDD 750GB
    PSU
    120W adapter
    Case
    small
    Cooling
    laptop cooling pad
    Keyboard
    Backlit built-in + big one in USB
    Mouse
    SteelSeries Sensei
    Internet Speed
    slow and steady
    Browser
    Chromium, Pale Moon, Firefox Developer Edition
    Antivirus
    Windows Defender
    Other Info
    That's basically it.