Remove a virtual hard disk

Removing a virtual hard disk disconnects it from a virtual machine in VMware Player. Virtual disk files are not removed from the host system. After a virtual hard disk has been removed from a virtual machine, it can be mapped or mounted to the disk system or added to another virtual machine.

Here is how you can remove a virtual hard disk:

1. Select the virtual machine from the library and go to Player > Manage > Virtual Machine Settings:

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2. Select the virtual hard disk you would like to remove and click Remove:

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