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I'm wondering if it will be possible to install vmware server on a hyper-v image?

Currently I get an error when trying to install.

Setup cannot continue becuase microsofts hyper-v is being used. Please disable it, reboot and start the VMWare Server installation again.
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Why? (this is almost universally a bad idea...) –  voretaq7 Mar 25 '10 at 20:10
    
"Image" is a bit unclear. I'm guessing youre asking: I'm wondering if it will be possible to install vmware server on a windows computer that has the Hyper-V role installed?" –  Trondh Aug 21 '13 at 20:16
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You can try doing it using this workaround. I've never tried it myself.

http://blog.baeke.info/blog/_archives/2007/12/18/3416738.html

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Newer versions of VMware Workstation and Server check wether Hyper-V is enabled on the computer you're installing on. Simply remove the Hyper-V feature before installing VMware. The reason they do this is that only one hypervisor is allowed "at a time" (which is not a Microsoft or VMware problem, it's just the way the arcitecture is).

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