[ale] Using existing Windows partition in vmware

Jason Day jasonday at worldnet.att.net
Mon Dec 1 17:27:13 EST 2003

On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 10:05:08AM -0500, Jason Vinson wrote:
> Has anyone successfully configured vmware to use an existing windows 
> (xp) installation instead of using a new virtual install?  I don't want 
> to pay for another install of windows when i can just use my existing 
> install on another harddrive.

Yes, we do this at work, but we use W2k, not XP.  According to the
VMWare docs, there are some caveats for XP.  Check here:

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