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Hi There,

I would have thought this would have been a simple thing to achieve. All I want to do is have a VM start up when the host OS boots up.

I'm running windows server 2008 and vmware server 2.0.

Thanks for any help,

James.
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Go into your VM settings and then choose that for your VM.
This link will show you how to do that...
http://www.petri.co.il/automatically-power-up-vmware-server-guest-os.htm
 
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That seems to be for Virtual Server 1.x, but I did just find the setting for v2.0. In the VM Web Access console, highlight the host server on the left hand pane then under commands on the right you'll see Edit Virtual Machine Startup/Shutdown Settings.

Can't believe I missed that before.

Cheers anyway,

James.
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