If you are using VMWare Workstation with Windows 8.1 you will have to reinstall it. I attempted a repair first but that didn't work so I removed and reinstalled, and now all is working just fine. VMWare player worked without having to do a reinstall. . . good luck.
people using VMware workstation release 9.02 (free update from 9) is now available -- and has quite a few updates for Windows 8 as well as a load of other improvements such as updates for vmare tools for a load og Guests.
I thought I would start a (impartial) discussion here as it would help me with it terms of how I might configure a new Windows 8 laptop.
Ok, VMWare Worstation 9 was released on the 23rd August. As a freelance consultant I want to configure Windows 8 Pro to run multiple server virtual...
Good news about VMs again.
The latest VMware Workstation 9 brings a new UI and it's designed for Windows 8.
Read about it here:
VMware Announces VMware Workstation™ 9
Also VMware Player 5 is available for download....
VMWare WorkStation 8.0.4 build 744019 does not support Window 8, Am I correct ? Thanks.
To install W8 developer edition (current version) as a VM with vmware workstation you have to download / upgrade to version 8. Version 7.1X and earlier won't work. Vmware player (current version) gives same problem as vmware workstation 7.1x.
When you install choose W7 as the OS...