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Windows 7 Runs on VMWare

Windows 7 Runs on VMWare

Posted January 13, 2009 at 12:28pm by iClarified
9to5Mac has posted a first look at Windows 7 running successfully on VMWare.

They note that you must do a manual install not an automatic install to see success. Also VMWare Tools installed without issue.

- Total install time on base model 4GB RAM Unibody MacBook while running other programs : - Won't do an upgrade from XP or Vista without SP1
- Idles at 15-30% of 1 CPU
- It runs way faster than Vista - on the level of XP. Seems to be, dare we say...snappier



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t11chb
t11chb - January 13, 2009 at 1:54pm
Yep i'm with EZ44, same here had it running ok on Parallels 4, but it's still Shit, thats why i'm now with Apple
EZ44
EZ44 - January 13, 2009 at 1:18pm
Why is this news? I have had Windows 7 running on VMWare for weeks. I didn't think it was that big a deal.
Roberto
Roberto - January 13, 2009 at 12:50pm
ive ben doing this since 6801 :P the performance tests (thats not its name, i know) wont finish after installing vmware tools
t_01
t_01 - January 13, 2009 at 12:33pm
I've installed Windows 7 on my Vista PC and on a spare machine I've noticed its notably slower on Vmware and its a shame the area theme is not full functioning on vmware. Great Start microsoft
Antonis iJacks
Antonis iJacks - January 13, 2009 at 12:31pm
I've done this 2 days ago
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