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Creating a Legacy Virtual Machine with Workstation 5
Workstation 5 can create a new virtual machine to use in Workstation 4.x, GSX Server 3.x, ESX Server 2.x and VMware ACE 1.x. However, the new features of Workstation 5 are not available in this legacy virtual machine.
See Setting Up a New Virtual Machine for a discussion of creating a new virtual machine using Workstation 5.