21 février 2014

Boot from a USB Flash Drive in VMware Workstation

We all have been playing around with VMware Workstation from long time. We are installing and testing all the operating systems features and lot of advanced configurations in VMware workstation. IN general, we will always attach ISO images to our Workstation to boot  and install Guest operating system in the virtual machine. Have you ever tried to boot  your Virtual Machine in VMware workstation from USB falsh drive. You will not be able to do it. It is one of the limitation of the VMware workstation and you will not be... [Lire la suite]
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26 septembre 2012

Enable HYPER-V R3 Windows 2012 SErver on VMware Workstation/VMware ESXi

So the scenario is that I have an instance of Windows Server 2012 (Windows Server 8 Beta) running on VMware Workstation 8 on my laptop. Adding Hyper V role to the server Error : an hypervisor is already running Browse to your VM location and open the vmx file and append at the end the following two lines   1 hypervisor.cpuid.v0 = "FALSE" 1 mce.enable = "TRUE" --> Please see the rest on the blog... [Lire la suite]
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24 août 2012

La mise à jour de VMware Workstation 9 déjà compatible Windows 8

Devançant Microsoft, VMware a livré une mise à jour de son hyperviseur Workstation pour ordinateurs de bureau capable de fonctionner avec Windows 8. Disponible dès maintenant, VMWare Workstation 9 permet aux utilisateurs de faire tourner plusieurs systèmes d'exploitation - Windows et Linux par exemple - sur le même ordinateur. Il est déjà compatible avec le futur OS de Microsoft. Il autorise l'accés au poste de travail depuis les smartphones ou tablettes via un navigateur Internet. L'hyperviseur a été conçu pour fonctionner avec des... [Lire la suite]
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22 novembre 2011

Release: VMware Workstation 8.0.1/Player 4.0.1

In September VMware released a new major version of its virtualization platform Workstation 8.0 and in October it released Player 4.0. Now VMware released an update for its virtualization platform Workstationand Player. Workstation gets updated to version 8.0.1 and Player to version 4.0.1. Workstation 8.0.1. and Player 4.0.1. now support Ubuntu 11.10 as a guest OS and provide improvements in creating and using shared VMs and remote VMs and graphics performance. Disk and Memory management issues have been... [Lire la suite]
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17 septembre 2011

VMware Workstation 8 - What's New Video

A cool video overview of what is new in VMware Workstation 8. Introducing VMware Workstation 8. With over 50+ new features, it's going to dramatically change the way you work with virtual machines! This video highlights the key new features. For a free 30 day trial, visit http://vmware.com/go/tryworkstation --> The rest is to see on the blog : http://blogs.vmware.com/euc/2011/09/vmware-workstation-8-whats-new-video.html 
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17 septembre 2011

How to install Windows 8 Developer Preview in a virtual machine [VMware]

Step-by-step how to install Windows 8 Developer Preview using VMware. Many users are excited with the release of Windows 8 Developers Preview, because it give us the change to get a first look of what is to come and an opportunity to get a head start to create new and unique Windows 8 applications. But you need to keep in mind that this is an unfinished product, there still a lot of work to be done and there is a good chance that things can go wrong, so the most effective way to test Windows 8 is by creating a virtual machine (VM).... [Lire la suite]
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21 novembre 2010


Learn how to virtualize applications! The VMware Workstation team is pleased to announce that VMware ThinApp Starter Edition (Windows only, English only) is exclusively available at no cost to anyone who purchases or upgrades to VMware Workstation 7 from November 11, 2010 6pm PT through April 30, 2011. Why are we bundling VMware ThinApp Starter Edition with VMware Workstation 7? A large number of our customers use VMware Workstation to help them with their migration to Windows 7. We thought this would be a great, risk free... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2010

Release: VMware Workstation 7.1.2/Player 3.1.2/ACE 2.7.2.

At the end of last month, VMware updated its virtualization platform Workstation and Player and its platform wrapper ACE to build 301548. Workstation version 7.1.2 contains some bug fixing and adds the following new features: Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 support for Integrated Virtual Debugger’s live debugging mode Support for use with VMware vCenter Converter 4.3. Support of older versions of Cent OS Linux Support for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Apache Server 2.2.15 for ACE management Server. VMware player version... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2010

Use VMware Workstation 7 for P2V

A nice post on VLADAN's Blog about doing P2V with VMware Workstation 7 built in features... --> Here it goes : http://www.vladan.fr/use-vmware-workstation-7-for-p2v/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+EsxVirtualization+%28ESX+Virtualization%29
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17 mars 2010

Direct Launch, OpenGL 2.1, Bigger VMs Now In VMware Workstation 7.1 and Player 3.1 Public Betas

Almost as if to segue from my recent Virtumania Podcast episode about type 2 hypervisors, VMware has announced the release of the public betas for the latest versions of their popular Workstation and Player desktop products. Touting several new features and performance improvements, VMware Workstation 7.1 and Player 3.1 betas can now be downloaded from their VMware Beta Community pages. I am downloading my copy as I write this post, but several new features have caught my attention. Open GL 2.1 support for Windows 7 and Vista... [Lire la suite]
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