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Shrink, compact Virtualbox disk images vdi and safe disk space

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http://www.go2linux.org – When I create a new Virtual Machine in Virtual Box, I always choose "Dynamically expanding storage". And when I first install the gest OS (usually Windows to run iTunes) it starts very small, just Windows 7 and iTunes on it. (My iTunes library is usually on another disk). But I start to install and uninstall different kind of software, freewares, etc., and the image start to grow, and grow. When it comes to a point that the real space Windows is using is two thirds of the dvi image itself, it is time to optimize the Virtual Box disk image. How to compress the Virtual Bo (HowTos)