VMware Workstation 7 Official Release

Posted on October 27th, 2009 in Announcement, Virtualization | No Comments »

Finally, the VMware Workstation 7 is landed. You can download the latest version of VMware Workstation from here.

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How To Turn Off Beep Speaker Sound

Posted on January 6th, 2009 in Tips, Workstations | 3 Comments »

“Beep… beeep… beeeep…” such an annoying sound that always happen in VMware Workstation(I’m currently running 6.5.1) Linux and Windows guests machine.

I would like to share How to disable or turn off beep speaker sound on VMware Workstation.

  1. Look for virtual machine DOT VMX(.vmx) file.
  2. Edit virtual machine .vmx file.
  3. Insert
  4. “mks.noBeep = “TRUE””

  5. Save .vmx file.
  6. Power On virtual machine.

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Buy VMware?

Posted on December 10th, 2008 in Others | No Comments »

What is “Buy VMware“?

Buy VMware
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Look carefully at the images show as above! I’m sure you will notice Google search engine result could not find “Buy VMware” keyword on pages from Malaysia(Ignore Sponsored Links). This is NOT for fun which actually I found on Malaysia VMware sitemeter report. Does Google search engine stupid or intelligence? Google search understand English? What do you think? Probably this article will show on top on Google search result later. Yeah! SEO expert here …..

Anyway other keywords such as “Buy VMware ESX” and “Buy VMware Workstation” either from google.com or google.com.my worked perfectly which it will show VMware Store URL: http://www.vmware.com/vmwarestore/.
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VM Linux Guest Kernel Compilation Error

Posted on December 2nd, 2008 in Tips, Workstations | 2 Comments »

I have a OpenSuSE 11 running on my laptop VMware Workstation 6.5.1 recently. During VMware Tools installation, I found a weird error show as below:

“The following VMware kernel modules have been found on your system that were not installed by the VMware Installer. Please remove them then run this installer again.”

vmblock
vmhgfs
vmmemctl
vmxnet

 

Execution aborted.

VMware kernel

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Yo! VMware Workstation 6.5.1

Posted on November 21st, 2008 in Virtualization | 2 Comments »

VMware Workstation 6.5.1 have been released.

VMware Workstation Version 6.5.1 | 21 NOV 2008 | Build 126130
Last Update: 21 NOV 2008

What’s New?

  • Japanese localization — A localized version of Workstation is now available in Japanese for Windows hosts.
    Note: Technical Support services for Workstation are currently delivered in English. Japanese-speaking support engineers are available in a limited capacity during the operating hours of the local support center. For more information, see VMware local language support.
  • Smart card support for Linux guests — Smart cards are now experimentally supported with Linux guests.
  • Unity mode on Linux guests — Although support for Unity mode on Linux guests is still experimental, repainting of application windows is much improved.
  • 3-D graphics — Additional improvements have been made to improve 3-D performance on Windows XP guests.

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