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Why upgrade to VMWare version 8

Hi experts,

I am currently using VMWare v7 mainly for a lab to run various OS. I see that there is a newer version, but it will cost me around $200.

I don't mind paying it, but will it offer me any more advantages over what I am using v7 for?

Thanks.

Bert
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Bert2005

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Thanks hanccocka,

That took less time than writing the question.

Bert
Gerwin Jansen

Hi Bert, in case you're missing functionality inyour current VMware, I'd consider looking at the new version. If you're unsure, I'd have a look at the specs of the new .
Bert2005

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Thanks gerwinjansen, I will do that.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

no problems.
Gerwin Jansen

btw: after I posted, I saw hanccocka's post...
Paul Solovyovsky

With Workstation 8 your virtual machine is compatible with ESXi, just copy/paste versus convert
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Bert2005

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Will Workstation 8 allow more than one user?
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

Yes, with Shared Virtual Machines in VMware Workstation Server Mode.