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Windows 7: Apply NTFS compression on vmdk disk?

24 May 2010   #1
fatedquest

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Apply NTFS compression on vmdk disk?

Is it wise to apply NTFS compression on vmdk disk and the other vm files to save space?

I'm running WMware workstation 7 on Windows 7


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24 May 2010   #2
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

If you don't care about the extra overhead and slower performance then go ahead.
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