How to Use the Clone in VMware Workstation

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 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.

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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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