vm WARE server download link

I have a windows 7 box and want to run the free version of VMWARE what is it ? I am having issues finding the link , i think you can get VMWARE server or workstaion or something for free or fo 180 days ,
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NAMEWITHELD12Asked:
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coolsport00Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Well, yes...Server is free, but totally (no exp. period), but it is only to be run on a Windows Server OS. Workstation you can download and trial it for 30 days.
http://www.vmware.com/go/tryworkstation

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NAMEWITHELD12Author Commented:
is ESXi still free?
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coolsport00Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Yes...but that installs directly on top of hardware, not on an OS. So, if you have a server/computer that is supported (check the HCL: http://www.vmware.com/resources/guides.html), you can run that too.

You can try VMware Player to see if that fits your needs as well:
http://www.vmware.com/products/player/

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)Connect With a Mentor VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
yes, it's still free, they just changed the name to VMware vSphere HypervisorTM (ESXi)


see here

http://www.vmware.com/products/vsphere-hypervisor/index.html
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coolsport00Connect With a Mentor Commented:
ESXi (vSphere Hypervisor as "hanccocka" mentioned), is free and if you wanna upgrade it later, you can do so by simply adding a different license (tho it's free, you still need to add a 'free' license).

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m2vikramConnect With a Mentor Commented:
ESXi wont run on windows 7 .. for free hyper-visor on windows 7 i recommend you down load vmplayer. http://downloads.vmware.com/d/info/desktop_downloads/vmware_player/3_0 you might have to register which is free.
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