Add separate partition to VM machine

Posted on 2014-08-03
Last Modified: 2014-08-05
I am using VM Workstation on Windows 8. I have windows 2012 VM that is running low in space.
My windows 8 has C: partition that runs on SSD, I have E: partition that runs on separate regular drive.
WIndows 2012 VM disk files are on SSD drive, but I want to add hard disk  with size of 40 GB to windows 2012 but point it to use the E: drive. I mean the 40 GB will be taken from E: Drive, since it will be used just to hold non dynamic data.

How can I do that in VMware Workstation ?

Question by:jskfan
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    by:Gaurav Singh
    While creating  HDD on VM it i will give option yo browse the Drives on which you want to create HD for your VM.
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    by:Zephyr ICT
    Just follow this how-to from VMware

    You just follow the Add Device > New Hard Disk - wizard and choose the location to store the disk during the creation of it... Step 8
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    See the attached screenshots (showing only important steps)Steps
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    by:Gaurav Singh
    What do you get when browse in the last screen shot?

    Author Comment

    I will try it Guys when I get to open the LAB
    Thank you

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    Thank you Guys!

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