Not sure if VMware Server has been mentioned in this thread, so I'll
mention it. It is free, probably doesn't have as many features as
VMware Workstation, but has been meeting my needs for several years.
Check it out.
Logan-Arias, Jorge wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> Thanks for the prompt answers to the issue.
> I have been using VMware Workstation 6.5 for windows to test and debug
> software that we develop here at Psychiatry. So since UVM does not have
> a site license I think we will have to buy licenses.
> Thanks again for your responses and for the information that you shared.
> Jorge M. Logan Arias
> Information Technology Professional
> ASEBA - Research Center for Children, Youth and Families
> Psychiatry Department
> University of Vermont
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> Behalf Of Andrew Hendrickson
> Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 2:33 PM
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> Subject: Re: Do we have VMware workstation and/or VMware Fusion?
> Okay, challenge match:
> Set up Windows XP SP2 under Parallels, then try to upgrade it to SP3.
> Or, try to upgrade Parallels Desktop 3 to version 4.
> You'll find out just how fragile the house of cards really is.
> On Mar 25, 2009, at 2:19 PM, David Houston wrote:
>> On Wed, 25 Mar 2009, Andrew Hendrickson intoned:
>> AH:I'd also add that I've used all three products and have found the
>> AH:implementation of virtual Windows under MacOS to be a very
>> fragile house of
>> AH:cards. One that I would really prefer not to have to support in
>> AH:widespread manner and would thus discourage site licensing for.
>> I'll chime in on this as well. I have been running Win XP SP2 under
>> VMWare server under RHEL for maybe 2? years and honestly, it is very
>> I would say that if you have the option to do so, a dual boot system
>> the most sense. In my experience, WinXP (and I am just getting Vista
>> going) often seems to run better....
>> David Houston
>> University of Vermont
>> Phone: (802) 656 2013
>> "You are nestled in our hearts forever"
> Andrew Hendrickson
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