I have a blank hard disk (1 TB) that has more space than the virtual disk I am running OS X El Capitan on (89 GB). My OS is running on VMWare Player version 12, being used on Windows 10 single language. I want to transfer all my files from the virtual disk to the hard drive.
Could I just drag and drop the files onto the drive, or are there certain files that wouldn't copy?
I have another External Hard Drive with my current files backed up using Time Machine. (90 GB)
The drive I want to use as my startup disk is 1 TB and is split into two partitions, one for extra files (345 GB),which I use similarly to a USB and another that I want to install the OS on (585 GB). What is the best solution for this?
Would I have to download OS X El Capitan as an ISO and then use VMWare's installation wizard to install it on the drive? I apologize for all the questions, but it is very important to me.
N.B. I have OS X El Capitan from a pre-existing VMWare virtual disk I had on my previous PC. I do not have any installation files or any of the kind.
N.B.2: I am using the Command and Option keys instead of the right control and caps lock button
N.B.3: If it helps in any way, I am running my PC on an SSD with 8 GB of RAM, with 4 GB dedicated to my virtual machine. I also have Nvidia GeForce 920M running alongside my Intel dual-core i7 2.4GHz
N.B.4: I have searched Stack Exchange for more answers to my problem, but nothing truly answered the questions I was asking