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Making a Clone from a Snapshot
VMware Workstation 5 snapshots are stored as changes from the parent state. To create a fully independent copy of a virtual machine from a snapshot, you can make a clone.
1. Choose VM > Snapshot > Snapshot Manager.
2. Select the snapshot to clone.
Note: The snapshot must be powered off before you can make a clone from it.
3. Click Clone.
4. Click OK in the confirmation dialog box.