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Windows 8 Say Hello to VMware Player 4.0.2 build-591240

In a previous post I went over using Virtual Box because I was unable to run Windows 8 (* preview) in a VMware Player and it required me to have Workstation 8.   Well my wait is over and now the latest version of VMware player will run Win8.

Oh happy day…

About:VMware Player

With its user-friendly interface, VMware Player makes it effortless for anyone to try out Windows 7, Chrome OS or the latest Linux releases, or to create virtual “sandboxes” to test pre-release software in. VMware Player can also be used to run a virtual copy of an old PC so that you can recycle the old machines you have under your desk or stored in the closet.

  • Run multiple operating systems simultaneously on a single computer
  • Experience the benefits of preconfigured products without any installation or configuration hassles
  • Share data between host computer and virtual machine
  • Run 32- and 64-bit virtual machines
  • Use 3rd-party pre-configured virtual machines and images
  • Share data between the host computer and virtual machine
  • Broad host and guest operating system support
  • Support for USB 2.0 devices
  • Gain easy access to virtual machines via an intuitive home page interface

DownloadVMware Player 4.0.2 build 591240 116 MB (Freeware, registration required)

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