Upgrading HDD with VMWare installed

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by ZMacintosh, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. macrumors 6502a

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    I'm currently working on an iMac with a 500GB HDD that I would like to upgrade to a 2TB HDD however the current 500GB drive has a VMware Fusion install with Windows XP on it.
    If i cloned the drive over with SuperDuper or Disk Utility will it properly image the VMWare Fusion installation and should pick up no problem where it left off?


    thanks
     
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    r.j.s

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    Missouri
    #2
    If the Windows VM is a file on the HDD, and not a Boot Camp partition, then yes, it will copy over and work just fine.
     

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