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Upgrading from Version 3 to Version 5
1. Uninstall the Workstation version now installed on your computer. For details, see Removing Version 3.
Note: The uninstaller may offer to remove licenses from your registry. Do not remove the licenses.
2. Reboot your computer.
3. Install version 5.
Note: When you are upgrading with an upgrade serial number, the installer checks for the presence of a version 4 license on the computer. If it finds no version 4 license, it prompts you to enter your version 4 serial number.
4. Reboot your computer.
Removing Version 3
1. Launch the VMware Workstation uninstaller.
2. Click Yes.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions. You need to keep your existing license in the Windows registry.
After you reboot, follow the instructions in Installing VMware Workstation 5 on a Windows Host.