Moving a MS Virtual Server Machine from one drive location to another.

I created a virtual machine and the .vhd and .vmc files where put on my C: volume when I actually wanted them put on a specific directory on my larger F: volume.  I have since found out how to create new VMs on the F: volume but I still have this initial one hanging out on the C.  How do I move it from C: to F: ?

I know that the .vmc file is XML and I see the path to the .VHD.  Is it safe to just shut the VM down, move the VHD, edit the one entry in the vmc and away I go?  Vut of course I want to move the .vmc file too.

Please advise.

Thank you,

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Just shut the virtual machine down, copy the .vhd and the .vmc file over to F:, then remove the "old" machine from the console, and add the machine on the F: drive instead. You can then change the properties of the machine to point to the new hard drive file. No need to edit the .vmc file manually.

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If you shutdown the machines an copy them to a new location you do not have to edit the file.
On the virtual disk config select inspect and search then add the new pad en de drive is known in virtual server.
The virtual machin firts will be gone but when you select add under virtual machine the drive is there.
Select ok and your up and running again.

Good luck,

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