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vmware player 4 DOES NOT EXPIRE even on trial workstation download

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    Hafnarfjörður IS
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    vmware player 4 DOES NOT EXPIRE even on trial workstation download

    Hi all

    This seems to be a good LEGAL way of getting the stand alone vmplayer 4 (for creating W8 VM's under vmware).

    Download the vmware TRIAL WORKSTATION software

    This incorporates the vmware player version 4 (which should be availialable as a stand alone free product later).

    If you start it up you will see that unlike WORKSTATION it doesn't have an expiry date.

    screenshot enc.

    So for those who don't want to pay 140 or so USD you can get vmware player simply by signing up for workstation TRIAL and just use the vmware player.

    It should be available later as a stand alone download but for those who can't wait !!!!

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    Vmware Player already has the update to 4 available through the older Vmware player program since 5 days ago.

    No need to get Workstation to get to the new Vmware player 4. Just update within your existing Vmware player install, or download Vmware player 3.14, and check for updates with it.
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vmware player 4 DOES NOT EXPIRE even on trial workstation download

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