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Vmware Unity Mode hosed up in W8.1 (Guest)

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    Vmware Unity Mode hosed up in W8.1 (Guest)

    Hi there
    Running Unity mode fails in W8.1 update 1 -- The store app just runs in Full screen and you can't close it - it just re-starts again.

    If you disable the Storte app then another Metro app starts in full screen and does the same thing.

    W7 and XP Virtual machiunes work just fine in Unity mode.

    (BTW no problems if you are not using Unity mode). This problem happens whether the Host is a PC or a Mac with fusion. It happens with vmware - haven't tried VBOX).

    Top screen W8.1 Metro app in Full screen not allowing any other app to run even if you select from menu.

    Bottom screen Windows XP Sp3 - menu visible on Host desktoip - applications can run on Host desktop - That's the way it is supposed to work.

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Vmware Unity Mode hosed up in W8.1 (Guest)
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