This video shows you the steps to use Clone on all versions of the VMware Workstation virtualization program.
How to Use the Clone in VMware to Backup a Virtual Machine
To backup a virtual machine on VM Workstation 15:
Step 1: If you have not previously installed VMware, refer to the installation videos on Windows and Linux.
Windows ➦ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Uf9-6SPiMY
Linux ➦ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqmlpBJnJlk
Step 2: After installing VMware, create a new virtual machine and install a Windows, Linux or macOS operating system on the virtual machine.
Step 3: You can use the Clone structure to back up a VM on this virtualization software.
Step 4: Right click on the virtual computer and then click Manage / Clone.
Step 5: In the Clone Source wizard window, select “Current state in the VM” and click Next.
Step 6: In the Clone wizard window, select “Create a full clone” and click Next.
Step 7: Select where you want to store the clone of the VM and click Finish.
Step 8: Run the cloned VM.
Step 9: After the virtual computer is opened, create a new user account for the operating system.
Step 10: Watch the entire video to better understand the method of cloning in VMware!
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