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Re: [vox-tech] VM Ware questions
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Re: [vox-tech] VM Ware questions

On Monday 20 September 2004 05:32 pm, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> on Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 03:14:15PM -0700, Rod Roark (rod@sunsetsystems.com) 
> > On Monday 20 September 2004 03:08 pm, Dylan Beaudette wrote:
> > > On Monday 20 September 2004 02:57 pm, Rod Roark wrote:
> >
> > ...
> >
> > > > A Windows installation is tied to the hardware on which it's
> > > > installed, whereas VMWare provides its own virtual hardware.
> > > > I.e. you'll need to install an instance of WinXP (and your
> > > > application) under VMWare.
> > >
> > > Just to clarify: in order for VMWARE to function, windows needs to be
> > > installed thru VMWARE?
> >
> > Last I checked, yes.
> I don't believe so.  Specifically:  I had a native-disk install of WinXP
> Pro a couple of years ago, runnable either at boot or under VMWare.
> What's necessary is to set different "hardware profiles" for the
> installations.  See:
>     http://www.vmware.com/support/reference/common/hardwareprofiles.html
> ...though I am noting the conspicuous absence of XP from the listed
> platforms.  Might also look at:
Hmmm .. well perhaps a Win2k install will do the trick. I don't really need 
XP... in fact i would be happy without it!
> I *think* a single installation is all that's needed.  But if you could
> confirm, it would be nice to have current data.

After I get it setup I will post my findings to the list!

thanks to everyone who sent ideas!!

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