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I think i get the jist , you should be able to use terminal services to connect to your work desktop from within the vmware console..i never tried it though..
I feel your pain and am in the same boat as far as needing it at work.
The diffrence in booting from a existing install is that usually makes the machine think your existing install needs...
@petersjm:Are you booting from an existing partition or from a newly created one ?
I did this but am having a devil a time now. Windows is asking to activate and i have one day left before my entire windows install dies (or so it seems) unless someone can tell me otherwise how to...
My lingering issue is with windows activation. my windows install thinks it needs to be activated.....anyone figure out how to deal with this ?](*,)
Thx to you Peturrr, i am now up and running off of the existing windows install on my laptop
Last issue is the fact that when i boot into windows from vmware it asks about activating my copy of...
Thx Peturrr...I assume this does it permanently
VMware Server Error:
VMware Server unrecoverable error: (vmui)
Unable to alloc client: Cannot open file "/home/<username>/.vmware/preferences": Permission denied.
this is the error i get...
i was thinking that but was very afraid to do so...i will give it a whirl
Great how to: got this puppy installed in no time.
I tried to use the custom option and "use physical disk" to tell vmware to use my existing Windows install as was suggested way back...
Scroll back a few pages to where KURE speaks about having done this
First of all this is very good news for me at least
1)did you get a chance to try and boot direct to windows from startup to see if it caused any ill effects on the windows install....
In short, this means i could boot from my existing C: drive on the partition that windows is installed?Thus keeping my data in tact and not have to start on a fresh VMWare OS installation
If this is...
U mean your post above :D
sorry its Friday..couldnt resist
almost as many places as you are :wink: \
Thx again for the 411
givre...does that mean via samba i can use vmware to access programs on my existing XP install?
thx for the info, it seems that there is a way to use the vmware workstation to do this but it involves configuring a dual boot computer for use ...
reinstalling my programs presents a time...
@Peturrr...sorry to rehash...just to clarify. this will NOT allow me to access programs installed in a current windows ?
Is there anything that will allow for that ??