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Download VMware Player 5.0.1

VMware Player 5.0.1

By VMware Inc  (Freeware)
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A virtual machine is a computer defined in software. It's like running a PC on your PC.

This free desktop virtualization software application makes it easy to operate any virtual machine created by VMware Workstation, VMware Fusion, VMware Server or VMware ESX.

Key Features Include:

  • Run multiple operating systems simultaneously on a single PC.
  • Experience the benefits of preconfigured products without any installation or configuration issues.
  • Share data between host computer and virtual machine.
  • Run both 32 and 64 bit virtual machines.
  • Leverage 2-way Virtual SMP.
  • Use 3rd-party virtual machines and images.
  • Share data between host computer and virtual machine.
  • Broad host and guest operating system support.
  • Support for USB 2.0 devices.
  • Get appliance info at start-up.
  • Gain easy access to virtual machines via intuitive home page interface.

VMware Player also supports Microsoft Virtual Server virtual machines or Microsoft Virtual PC virtual machines.

Title: VMware Player 5.0.1
Filename: VMware-player-5.0.1-894247.exe
File size: 72.63MB (76,155,088 bytes)
Requirements: Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / Windows 7 / XP 64-bit / Vista 64-bit / Windows 7 64-bit / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64-bit / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64-bit
Languages: Multiple languages
License: Freeware
Date added: November 8, 2012
Author: VMware Inc
www.vmware.com
MD5 Checksum: 4919E442E80044E58E25A8A0706C2AFF

# Resolved Issues
* When powering on a virtual machine with Binary Translation on a SMEP-capable CPU, Player no longer causes the host to reset. If you run Windows 8 hosts on IvyBridge processors, VMware strongly recommends that you update your installation of Player.
* Several security vulnerabilities have been addressed, including updating third party libraries.
* For host systems with more than 4GB of memory, Player will use more of the available memory to run virtual machines.
* The ability to mount a .vmdk file as a drive by right-clicking the file in File Explorer has been restored.
* Occasionally, certain elements in the Windows 8 user interface were incorrectly displayed. This has been fixed.
* After disconnecting certain USB devices from a virtual machine, Player would prevent devices from being reconnected without restarting the virtual machine. A more comprehensive error handling code has been added to prevent this problem from occurring.
* To improve application startup performance, the data being collected as part of the optional User Experience Improvement Program will no longer be aggregated on every launch of Player.
* Easy Install on the Linux version of Player now recognize all compatible operating systems.
* The VMware monitor has been updated to work with Linux kernel 3.5.
* Animated cursors are now displayed correctly in a virtual machine.

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