Category Archives: VMware Player

VMware Player Updated

VMware Workstation 12 Player Released VMware Player has been a popular way to run virtual machines on Windows, and other, operating systems. A new version, now called VMware Workstation 12 Player, was released on August 24, 2015. The new version … Continue reading

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Resource Page Update

With so many of my readers eager to try out the Windows 10 Technical Preview, it helps to have programs and features that work and are really useful. The Resource page has been checked and updated to show the current … Continue reading

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Windows 10 in a Virtual Machine

Installing Windows Technical Preview in a VMware Player Virtual Machine Microsoft has made Windows Technical Preview, an early glimpse at Windows 10, available for download. In another post, Installing the Windows 10 Preview, the “upgrade” path was described. This article … Continue reading

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VMware Player Updated

VMware Player version 6 Just about a year after the last major update, VMware Player version 6.0 is now available. VMware Player allows you to run just about any operating system as a virtual machine on your Windows PC or … Continue reading

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Installing Windows 8.1 Preview in a VMware Player virtual machine

Windows 8.1 Preview Microsoft has released Windows 8.1 Preview. Like other “previews”, this is prerelease software and is not intended as a normal upgrade. In fact, there are serious disadvantages to installing this preview in a regular Windows 8 PC: … Continue reading

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VMware Player 5 for Windows 8

Run Windows 8 on new VMware Player 5 VMware has released a new version of VMware Player with full Windows 8 support. Installing Windows 8 in a VMware Player virtual machine is now straightforward and quick. This version even received … Continue reading

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