You can remove a virtual hard disk from your virtual machine.


Shut down or power off the virtual machine. You cannot change the setting while the virtual machine is powered on or suspended.


  1. Select Window > Virtual Machine Library.
  2. Select a virtual machine in the Virtual Machine Library window and click Settings.
  3. In the Settings window, click the hard disk to remove from the virtual machine.
  4. Under Advanced options, click Remove Hard Disk.
  5. In the confirmation window, select the option for removing the hard disk.
    Option Description
    Keep File The virtual hard disk is disconnected from the virtual machine, but the hard disk files remain in the virtual machine package.
    Move to Trash The virtual hard disk files are deleted from the virtual machine package.