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VMware Player – Can we directly share a file-system folder between Windows XP and Windows 7?

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 ...
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VMWare Player side-by-side VirtualBox

Can I have the latest version of VMWare Player with the latest version of VirtualBox installed side-by-side on the same machine on Windows 7? Are there any conflicts? AFAIK, they both create virtual ...
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VMware Player in startup

We have a windows 2008, We have installed VMWARE player. How do I put VMWARE Player in start up? Please help me.. Thanks in advance.
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Forward all network destinated packets to the OS virtually installed on VMWare

here is my problem. I start my computer on a Windows session. I launch VMWare Player and start an Ubuntu session. I would like that all packets, on Windows, which are destinated to the network are ...
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Linux Guest OS hostname change problems

Hi I have redhat ES4 Linux guest os installed (windows xxp host). I have changed the hostname in /etc/sysconfig/network from localhost:localdomain to another (FQDN) name. I have not altered anything ...
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Vmware Player 3.0 - cannot ping 32 bits guest from 64 bits (guest or host)

I'm stuck with what seems a bug in VmWare Player (build 203739). I'm using W7 Ultimate 64bits as host and have a CentOS 5.4 (64 bits) as a guest and a Windows XP Professional SP3 (32 bits) as another ...
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Guest can't access host windows network share

HI folks, I've recently run into a strange problem after upgrading to VMware player 3. Certain virtual machines (currently an XP and a VIsta VM) seem to have lost the ability to access the host (XP) ...
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Using VMWare to archive an old machine causes activation problems

I have a number of users who are migrating to new machines. I decided to try and use VMWare Converter + VMWare Player to try and image the old machines just in case they forget to migrate any files or ...