Windows® XP VMware Server Installer
Do you know how you can install VMware server on a computer system with Windows® XP operating system?
If you own a little business network or if you only want to install a network at your home, you should have some suitable software to support it. VMware is an ideal program of this kind, as you will have complete control over your hosted computers just by using the simple interface of this server software. You should know that VMware works the best on Windows® XP operating system, so be sure you have it as an operating system.
Here are some tips on how to get the VMware on your server computer using the VMware serve installer Windows® XP:
- Where you could find VMware
- How to properly install the software
- What to look after the initial installation
Where you could find VMware
The first thing you need to know about VMware is that it is a free open source. So, if you find a website that asks you to pay money for it, just leave it. Also, be sure to report this to the concerned authority, as asking money for free software is illegal and VMware must be aware about this. You should find a website that offers you this software for free in no time, or better, download it from the VMware official website. You will also have to register for your free serial number. Accept the terms of service and check the box if you want to install binary.exe. This will launch the program immediately after installation.
How to properly install the software
If you are a novice webmaster, choose the default installation type. Later on, you can change the default settings just by running the VMware serve installer Windows® XP again. However, for now, the default configuration should be sufficient. You should also know that VMware is not recommending to use this program on Windows® XP, and they are not offering support if you do so. Do not worry about this issue, as nobody complained about VMware not working properly on Windows® XP. If, by any means, this will happen, you should find somebody that could resolve your problems on forums and blogs. The software will request a restart afterwards, and then your software is ready to work.
The first thing you will notice after you finished with the VMware serve installer on Windows® XP, is the VMware Server Console. It will also add a quick launch button in the taskbar of your screen. Another icon will be added there so that you could also launch the virtual networks manager. Connect to the local host VMware system and create a virtual machine. The process is simple and you should have your new virtual computer in a matter of seconds. Enjoy its facilities and always try to keep it up to date.