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getting back space from vmware fusion

Posted on 2013-05-30
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i deleted vmware fusions but i havent gotten back space...

my mac only has about 30 gig free space and it moves very slow

i am running lion....

how do i fix this and get back the free space that the virtual drives took up with vmware fusion....

when i check my storage space i see like over 100 gig is under 'other' and it is yellow coded...
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Question by:slingingshot15
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by:Coffinated
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Hi,

You need to also remove virtual machine, removing software alone will not do the job. Do you know where it was saved?
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by:slingingshot15
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no how do i know
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by:strung
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Delete the folder "VMWareMachines". Should be either at the root of your hard drive or the root of your Home folder. If you can't find it, do a Spotlight search.
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Dash Amr earned 250 total points
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by default, the virtual machine will be saved in your <user>/Documents/Virtual Machines folder.

Delete the Whole Folder Named Virtual Machines

Cheers
Dash
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