Uninstall VM Ware Fusion and Get Allocated Space Back

Posted on 2013-09-06
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Last Modified: 2013-09-06
Hello Experts,

I installed VM Ware Fusion a long time ago on my Mac so I could still access some of my applications on Windows.

At any rate, when I installed it I allocated 200 GB to it.  I no longer use it and want to uninstall it and get my 200 GB back.  Can I simply uninstall the program and get my space back or do I have to do more.  The way I understand it VM Ware partitions your HD when you install it.


Question by:taskhill
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strung earned 750 total points
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VMWare does not partition your drive. It creates a virtual drive in a folder called VMWareMachines at the root of your hard drive. Just delete the folder after you delete VMWare.

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1md earned 750 total points
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The vendor has an article on their support site how to step through the process in the right way

Deleting a virtual machine in Fusion


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