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Unable to Create Virtual Machine (VMWare Server)

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I run VMWare Server for my home test environment.  Tonight I wanted to created another VM, but when trying to create a VM it isn't giving me any options for a datastore.

 Datastore Screen Shot
My VMs startup fine.  All services appear to be running.  Event log clean.  No known issues prior to this.  The VMs are stored locally on my PC.

How can I choose a datastore?
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Does it show datastores on you summary page for the host?
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
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Check if you've got a datastore created.

See this solution from yesterday about datastores on VMware Server.
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Does VMware Player support installs of Server OS (Server 2008, 2003)?
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Yes.

Run over 200 supported operating systems including Windows 7, Chrome OS, Ubuntu 10.04, and many other versions of Windows, Linux, and more.

http://www.vmware.com/products/player/

Checkout the FAQ

http://www.vmware.com/products/player/faqs.html

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I saw the 200 supported and assumed it would support microsoft server os, but wanted to ask.  Didn't have time to look for the specific servers at that moment.  Appreciate the insight.

I have Windows 7 and have always had strange issues running VMware Server 2.0.  I think it's time to switch to the player.
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