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W8 CP or DP on VMware ESXi 5.0?

  1. #1

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

    W8 CP or DP on VMware ESXi 5.0?

    Has anyone gotten any W8 version to work/install on ESXi 5.0?

    If so could you provide instructions?


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    Hafnarfjörður IS
    Posts : 4,376
    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10

    Hi there
    I haven't done this yet but usually VMware's own instructions are pretty good .

    VMware KB: Windows 8 operating system does not boot or install on ESXi or ESX

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    Posts : 68
    XP64, W7x64, W8x64, 2k8r2, Lucid(server) + a few others

    I've performed these steps (which are a royal pain, I had to manually re-write most of my config files) and I still can't get it to work properly - W8 32 & 64 or Server-8 - nothing works!!
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