Monday, September 8, 2008

VMWare Player and VMWare Server on same box

Darn it! I can't have my cake and eat it. Turns out that I can't install both VMWare server and VMWare Player on the same PC.

BUT WHY would one want to dot that?

The answer is simple. I was hoping to have access to the player so I could use my machines, and close them and restore them when I needed to. I don't leave my Desktop on all day every day. It would be handy to not have to save a snapshot of the guests I am using prior to shutting my machine down at the end of each day.

Anyway - no hope. Too many conflicts and so trashed the player and am sticking with the server.

1 comment:

David Latham said...

Ok - So I just found the SUSPEND button. DOH!