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Fix for vmware 8.0 / vmware player 4.0 on w8 x-64

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

    Fix for vmware 8.0 / vmware player 4.0 on w8 x-64


    Hi all
    After a bit of googling found the fix

    This guy solved it -- works fine Now I can uset W8 x-64 on a Desktop with 16GB (I must have VMware working)


    Fix vmx86.sys error with Vmware workstation 7 and 8 | JB: Tech & Security

    Cheers
    jimbo

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    Windows 8, x64, DP8102 - Win7 Ultimate x64, Dual Boot


    16GB of RAM or a 16GB vmware partition?
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    Hafnarfjörður IS
    Posts : 4,376
    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10


    16 GB RAM on main desktop computer

    Virtual Machines for normal users / developers don't have to be very large - even Virtual servers -- I'm running some XP virtual machines of of only around 640 MB -- since these VM's are only used for specific legacy apps they are fine.
    BTW to add your user name to the _vmware_ group go into control panel and choose administrative tools.



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    64-bit Windows 10


    Added to yellow TIP box to help those with this problem.

    https://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...r-preview.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
    Hi all
    After a bit of googling found the fix

    This guy solved it -- works fine Now I can uset W8 x-64 on a Desktop with 16GB (I must have VMware working)


    Fix vmx86.sys error with Vmware workstation 7 and 8 | JB: Tech & Security

    Cheers
    jimbo
    Find the fix for vmware player tools installing and working with Win 8 x64, then I'll be impressed..
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Fix for vmware 8.0 / vmware player 4.0 on w8 x-64
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