Virtualization

Converting a VMware VMX file for use in VirtualBox

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In the previous article we created a virtual machine from a legacy windows 2000 computer to be able to run it on a newer PC using VMWare Workstation. This allowed us to support this system...

Creating a Virtual Machine out of a Windows 2000 system

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Everyone still has that needed legacy software or software platform that was used on Windows NT, 2000, XP etc. and it is still needed to configure a legacy support system that you are still...

Virtual Machine Overview and Options

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If you maintained hardware for a Distributed Control System in the 1970’s through 2000’s, and yes some are still running to this day, you were accustomed to maintaining power supplies as well as proprietary...

How to create a Windows 10 Pro Virtual Machine using VMware Workstation (Video, TAM...

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In this episode I'll walk you through creating a Windows 10 Virtual Machine using VMware Workstation (Episode 21 of The Automation Minute Season 4:) If you've found this video helpful, checkout my training courses here. You...

Creating a Windows 10 VM Using VMware Workstation

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In this article I'll walk you through creating a Windows 10 Virtual Machine using VMware Workstation. Step 1) The first step is to open VMware Workstation, which can be purchased here: Note: The free "Player" version...

VMware Settings that work with RSLinx, ControlFlash, BOOTP

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See the VMware Workstation settings Shawn used with RSLinx, ControlFlash, BOOTP in episode 18 of The Automation Minute Season 2. [vimeo 468294506 w=640 h=360] If you've found this video helpful, checkout my training courses here. You can now buy high...

My Virtual PC Won't Find My Host's Activations

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When using Windows XP Mode which we discussed earlier this week here, or other virtualization solutions like VMware Workstation which we covered last week here, it's very common to want the virtual PC to share our FactoryTalk Activations installed on...
Windows XP Mode 15-Fi

How To Get Up And Running With Windows XP Mode

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So you've received a new laptop running Windows 7 Professional, but still need to run legacy XP programs? Well, you're in luck. Microsoft makes available to you free of charge a Windows XP virtual machine, and in today's article we'll...

Insights Inbox: How do I get started with VMware?

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In today's edition of "Insight's Inbox" we answer a reader's question on how to get started with VMware Workstation. Reader Question: I'm new to PLC programming and your article about VMware has peaked my interest. Do you have any...

Cloning Virtual Machines in VMware Workstation

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In The Automation Minute, Episode 12, we show you how to clone virtual machines in VMware Workstation. [vimeo 468138186 w=640 h=360] If you've found this video helpful, checkout my training courses here. You can now buy high...

Activating your OS in VMware Workstation

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In The Automation Minute, Episode 11, we walk you through activating your VMware Workstation VM's operating system. [vimeo 468136879 w=640 h=360] If you've found this video helpful, checkout my training courses here. You can now buy high...

VMware Workstation Snapshots

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In The Automation Minute, Episode 10, we show you how to take snapshots in VMware Workstation. [vimeo 468136164 w=640 h=360] If you've found this video helpful, checkout my training courses here. You can now buy high definition...

Enable Folder Sharing in VMware Workstation

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In The Automation Minute, Episode 9, we show you how to enable folder sharing in VMware Workstation. [vimeo 468135927 w=640 h=360] If you've found this video helpful, checkout my training courses here. You can now buy high...

Installing VMware Tools

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In The Automation Minute, Episode 8, we show you how to install VMware Tools. [vimeo 468134136 w=640 h=360] If you've found this video helpful, checkout my training courses here. You can now buy high definition digital downloads...

Updating VMware Workstation

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In The Automation Minute, Episode 7, we walk you through updating VMware Workstation. [vimeo 468134049 w=640 h=360] If you've found this video helpful, checkout my training courses here. You can now buy high definition digital downloads of...

Navigating VMware Workstation

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In The Automation Minute, Episode 6, we show you some basic navigation in VMware Workstation. [vimeo 468133875 w=640 h=360] If you've found this video helpful, checkout my training courses here. You can now buy high definition digital...

Creating a Windows XP Virtual Machine in VMware Workstation

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In The Automation Minute, Episode 5, we show you how to create a Windows XP Virtual Machine in VMware Workstation. [vimeo 468133743 w=640 h=360] If you've found this video helpful, checkout my training courses here. You can...

Opening VMware Workstation for the first time

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In The Automation Minute, Episode 4, we open VMware Workstation for the first time. [vimeo 468173869 w=640 h=360] If you've found this video helpful, checkout my training courses here. You can now buy high definition digital downloads...

Installing VMware Workstation

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In The Automation Minute, Episode 3, we show you how to install VMware Workstation. [vimeo 468133502 w=640 h=360] If you've found this video helpful, checkout my training courses here. You can now buy high definition digital downloads...

How to get VMware Workstation

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In The Automation Minute, Episode 2, we show you how to get VMware Workstation. [vimeo 468133396 w=640 h=360] If you've found this video helpful, checkout my training courses here. You can now buy high definition digital downloads...