I have many virtual machines in my VMWare Workstation install on Windows 7. I have now let Windows 8.1 lose on the bare metal of this machine as a dual booting system. I have enabled Hyper V on 8.1 to "play around with it and when I went to install VMWare the installer quit stating Workstation...
I don't have W8 as a dropdown on my ESXi menu and I'm getting a lot of bugs and issues to the point that I can't even install the RP as a VM.
Seems that everyone is able to run W8 on some flavor of a free hypervisor but I'm striking out finding info on ESXi. I've been able to get it working on...
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...
just testing W8 RP with HYPER-V. Seems that if you enable this VMware workstation no longer functions.
I think from what I remember this worked OK in the Consumer preview.
So is this a VMware or Ms bug -- I'd suspect it's VMware's bug because you could install VMware AFTER setting up...
Has anyone gotten any W8 version to work/install on ESXi 5.0?
If so could you provide instructions?
Found a mega show stopper here
I MUST have VMware available on a laptop / workstation.
If you enable HYPER-V on W8 then you can't start VMware
I know if you use hyper-v you'll probably want it on a server - but on a WORKSTATION DEVELOPMENT OS I think people will be testing...
Having got the vm to work on a W7 Host machine I thought of trying it out on Esxi -- I have a few VM's running on vmware's Esxi which I run on a fairly modest "White Box".
Direct install of the vm using vSphere fails but using the stand alone vmware converter to convert the vm I got...