VMware Workstation 3.2
Whether you're a long-time power user of VMware Workstation or a beginning user who is just learning what you can do with virtual machines, the new features in VMware Workstation 3 extend its capabilities and make it easier to use. Here are some highlights of the many new and improved features in this release.
VMware Workstation 3.2 for Windows has earned Microsoft's Designed for Windows certification. This certification provides users with the assurance that VMware Workstation has full functionality on Windows NT, Windows 2000 and Windows XP hosts and is designed to take advantage of new Windows XP features.
You can require a password for access to several key administrative features - creating new virtual machines, editing virtual machine configurations and editing network settings.
You can use the latest Microsoft and Linux operating systems, including:
You can use recent Microsoft and Linux operating systems, including:
Resume a virtual machine from a specific point at which you suspended it, over and over. This is useful for a classroom or QA environment, where you want to start your guest operating system with applications already running and system settings tailored to your needs; or, in the event of a catastrophic failure, to restart from the same point, instead of rebooting the virtual machine.
Connect to your Windows host remotely through Windows Terminal Services and Windows XP Remote Desktop and launch virtual machines.
VMware Workstation for Windows hosts contains a localized graphical user interface, installer, VMware Tools, messaging and in-product help in Japanese. The localized version of VMware Workstation is available only through Networld, our partner in Japan. For more information, please visit www.networld.co.jp/products/vmware/index.htm.
On VMware Workstation for Windows hosts, take advantage of the Windows Installer to customize your Workstation installations.
For a list of major bugs fixed in VMware Workstation 3.2, please see Major Bugs Fixed in Workstation 3.2.