Manufacturer’s Description

VMware Workstation is powerful desktop virtualization software for software developers/testers and IT professionals who want to streamline software development, testing and deployment in their enterprise. VMware Workstation allows users to run multiple x86-based operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and NetWare, and their applications simultaneously on a single PC in fully networked, portable virtual machines - no hard drive partitioning or rebooting required.

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System Requirements
System Requirements PC Hardware For Host: Standard x86-compatible personal computer 400 MHz or faster CPU (500 MHz recommended) Compatible processors include: Intel: Celeron, Pentium II, Pentium III, Pentium 4, Pentium M (including computers with Centrino mobile technology), Xeon (including "Prestonia") AMD: Athlon, Athlon MP, Athlon XP, Duron, Opteron Memory*: 128 MB (256 MB recommended) Hard Disk Space**: Required 80 MB for Linux basic installation. You can delete the installer afterwards to reclaim 56-60 MB 1 GB recommended for each guest operating system and the application software used with it; if you use a default setup, the actual disk space needs are approximately the same as those for installing and running the guest operating system and applications on a physical computer Drive***: CD-ROM and DVD-ROM Display: 16-bit or 32-bit display adapter recommended Host Operating System: Mandrake Linux 10 - stock 2.6.3-7 Mandrake Linux 9.0 - stock 2.4.19 RHEL AS/ES/WS 4.0 - stock 2.6.9-5, 64-bit RHEL AS/ES/WS 3.0 - stock 2.4.21, update 2.4.21-15.EL, 64-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 - stock 2.4.9-e3 Red Hat Linux Advanced Server 2.1 - stock 2.4.9-e3 Red Hat Linux 9.0 - stock 2.4.20-8, upgrade 2.4.20-20.9 Red Hat Linux 8.0 - stock 2.4.18 Red Hat Linux 7.3 - stock 2.4.18 Red Hat Linux 7.2 - stock 2.4.7-10, upgrade 2.4.9-7, upgrade 2.4.9-13, upgrade 2.4.9-21, upgrade 2.4.9-31 SUSE Linux 9.1 - stock 2.6.4-52 SUSE Linux 9.0 - stock 2.4.21-99 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9.0 - 32-bit, 64-bit, with Service Pack 1 (listed versions also supported with no service pack) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 - stock 2.4.19, 64-bit SUSE Linux 8.2 - stock 2.4.20 SUSE Linux 8.1 - stock 2.4.19 SUSE Linux 8.0 - stock 2.4.18 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 - stock 2.4.7 and patch 2 SUSE Linux 7.3 - stock 2.4.10 Other: A Web browser is required for the Help system Guest Operating System: Microsoft Server 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000 Professional and Server, Windows NT Workstation and Server 4.0, Windows Me, Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows 3.1, MS-DOS 6, and Windows Longhorn (experimental) Linux distributions from Red Hat, SUSE, Turbolinux, and Mandrake FreeBSD Novell NetWare Server 6.5, 6.0, and 5.1, and Novell Linux Desktop 9 Sun Java Desktop System 2, Sun Solaris 9 and 10 for the x86 platform (experimental) * You must have enough memory to run the host operating system, plus the memory required for each guest operating system, and for applications on the host and guest ** IDE and SCSI hard drives supported, up to 950 GB capacity *** IDE and SCSI optical drives supported
Additional Specifications
Brand Name VMware
License Pricing Standard
Software Name VMware Workstation v.5.0
Upgrade Information Not Applicable
Software Main Type Network & Communication
Program Type Emulation
Quick Glance
Media Format CD-ROM
Max License Size 1 Workstation

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