Re: VMWare

  • From: "Octavian Rasnita" <orasnita@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2007 21:59:05 +0300

No it is not free. Only VMWare server and VMWare player are free.

However, VMWare Workstation is better.

I discovered how to ungrab the focus using Control+alt, but I still can't share files...

Octavian

----- Original Message ----- From: "alex" <laptop456@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, September 29, 2007 9:32 PM
Subject: Re: VMWare


Is it free?
----- Original Message ----- From: "Octavian Rasnita" <orasnita@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, September 29, 2007 1:34 PM
Subject: VMWare


Hi,

I've installed VMWare Workstation and I installed another Windows XP on it.
The virtual OS is very accessible, but I got a few problems:

1. I don't know how to get out if I want to use the host OS.
I know that I can use control+alt or something else (because I defined that hotkey to control+Shift+alt) but it doesn't do anything. The focus is sttill in the guest OS.

2. I am using the guest OS only with Narrator because I couldn't find a way of sharing files or folders with the host OS. I have chosen to share the files, and I selected the folder I want to share, but I don't know where on the guest OS should appear that folder. I've tried to find it under My Network Places, the shared documents, my documents, or as another removable storage, but I couldn't find it.

3. I don't know why, but in the guest OS I cannot see the memory stick if I insert it. Do you know if I need to do something special in order to detect when it is inserted?

Thank you.

Octavian

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