On a workstation we have 32-bit Windows XP hosting 64-bit Windows 7 in VMware Player v5.0.1. We want to directly share a file-system folder between Windows 7 and Windows XP. Directly means that we do not want to go via a network share.
The reason for this is that we are running 64 bit Adobe Lightroom that in Windows 7 which shows the warning: ‘Lightroom Catalogs can not be opened on network volumes, removable storage, or read only volumes’.
Putting every thing into the VM and working the other way around is not very practical because of the amount of data (several GBs) and because of the fact that the data needs to be available even if the VM is not running.
Any ideas how to resolve this?