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VMware guest take more size on host disk

I created a new guest and set it’s size to 27.0GB, when I run it and see the properties of it’s file it some times give me 27.5GB and sometimes 29.0GB , is this a normal thing or something is going wrong?


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  1. The SWAP file will be as big as the memory set within your .vmx file, plus some overhead needed for the VM (like the video output, each virtual controller, etc). When you guarantee RAM for a VM, the SWAP file will be smaller um the guaranteed amount.

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