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Need To Restore VMWare Fusion 6 Virtual Machines from Cloned Copy

I cloned my entire system. I did this to have a backup of my Mavericks system.  I then installed Yosemite on a clean disk.  Consequently, I am now wanting to restore the virtual machine libraries from the cloned disk into the Fusion 6 application within Yosemite.

When I navigate to their location on the cloned disk using the import option in Fusion they are grayed out.

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You should be browsing to the VMX file to import the VM.

Also, can you post a screen shot so we exactly know what you are facing?
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I used migration assistant to come from Mavericks to Yosemite. It appears that the virtual machines weren't transferred over.

https://gyazo.com/2d0d011213e7a4b3a6e95038bf01a4a8

The only copy I have is a clone of the Mavericks disk.  Is there some way I can export them out of Mavericks into Yosemite?

Here is what they look like on the cloned startup disk.

https://gyazo.com/09fa8b6ffc117f0aa2dee78e99823981  they have .vmwarevm extension

When I try to import them they are grayed out and the open button is grayed out too.

https://gyazo.com/c442e55f320267e0ce9e90b8090cbf77

Thanks,
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Changing the permissions fixed it.  Thanks.