Backing up a Vmware virtual machine.

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  1. Emerican_Idiot

    Emerican_Idiot Notebook Consultant

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    Alright right now I use my boot camp partition in Vmware. How do I make a bootable copy of that? I want to know because in Boot camp I'm gonna install Windows 7, but I might still need XP so I was thinking about using Vmware for that.
     
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    Seshan Rawrrr!

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    Back up the boot camp partition.
     
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    Emerican_Idiot Notebook Consultant

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    Will Disk Utility and new image the boot camp partition work?
     
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    diggy Notebook Deity

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    Cant you just make a clone of the image thru VMWare itself?
     
  5. Colton

    Colton Also Proudly American

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    I'm sure you could make an alias of it, and then boot from there.
     
  6. doh123

    doh123 Without ME its just AWESO

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    I think in your machine library you just select the bootcamp one and hit the Import button at the bottom... and can import it in into a VM... havent tried it myself though
     
  7. Colton

    Colton Also Proudly American

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    It will work great! I can't believe I didn't think of that myself. :p
     
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