backtrack vmware installation

i have backtrack vmware image downloaded from

i have vmware installed on my laptop

i have a folded created in e:\vmware and extracted the downloaded the rar file to e:\vmware

and in virtual machine settings, i have selected working directory as e:\vmware

but im unable to start backtrack,
any ideas?
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Follow these 10 stepts to install Backtrack on VMware

1.Create Other 2.6 kernel Virtual Machine.
2.Boot from LiveCD
3. Run Qtparted, create 2 partitions:
--- /dev/sda1 ext3
--- /dev/sda2 swap

bt ~ # mkdir /mnt/bt3
bt ~ # mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/bt3
bt ~ # cp --preserve -R /{bin,boot,dev,home,pentest,root,usr,etc,lib,opt,sbin,var} /mnt/bt3/
bt ~ # mkdir /mnt/bt3/{mnt,proc,sys,tmp}
bt ~ # chmod 777 /mnt/bt3/tmp
bt ~ # mount -t proc proc /mnt/bt3/proc/
bt ~ # chroot /mnt/bt3/ /bin/bash
bt ~ # lilo -v
bt ~ # exit
bt ~ # reboot

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