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Saturday, 23 January 2010

VMware Fusion Disk Usage

The disk images for the operating systems are sparse, i.e. they expand as necessary. They unfortunately do not shrink automatically when you delete data.

For a windows image you have to install the VMware tools to shrink the disk.
VMware guide

The VMware Tools are installed by: Start your virtual Operating system -> Move mouse to the top of the screen and select 'Virtual Machine' -> 'Install VMware Tools'

VMware Tools location
C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools\VMwareControlPanel

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