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Host OS issues W8 needs to shutdown and restart your computer

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    Hafnarfjörður IS
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    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10

    Host OS issues W8 needs to shutdown and restart your computer

    Hi there
    it's only happened twice but I've had a weird message when running a w2003 server VM under VMware workstation rel 8.

    Nothing running on the Host W8 system.

    Running SAP GUI and SAP netweaver trial 7.01 on the 2003 server VM -- no probs until I suddenly get a message from the HOST OS

    Windows 8 has encountered an unexpected error and needs to restart.

    I re-booted of course but any place to see what caused the error or are the event system logs overwritten at re-boot.

    I'm sure my VM wasn't the problem --I've used identical copies of this Virtual Machine loads of times without a problem.

    BTW normally W8 is incredibly stable for a pre-beta these are the only 2 failures I've had -- both times running a W2003 server VM.


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    XP64, W7x64, W8x64, 2k8r2, Lucid(server) + a few others

    can you export to a syslog server on your network?
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Host OS issues W8 needs to shutdown and restart your computer

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