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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

    Save virtual machine


    How do I save a Virtual Machine to do a restore? I just finished a XP Pro VMware machine and I want to save it. There is a folder named Virtual Machines under My Documents. Is this what I backup?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 1,875
    Windows 10 Pro Prieview x64


    Yes, the VMDK is the virtual disk so you can save that somewhere or the whole folder as you prefer.

    I suggest that you zip it as well to save space.
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    Thanks adamf, That's what I wanted to know.
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