VMWare Fusion 4 Tools Upgrade Fails

After installing VMWare Fusion 4, the guest operating system VMWare Tools requires updating, but after initiating the upgrade a dialog box displays saying that the upgrade cannot be completed. Further information in the message indicates that the following line should be added to the Virtual Machine’s .vmx configuration file; isolation.tools.guestInitiatedUpgrade.disable = “FALSE” Shut the Virtual … Continue reading VMWare Fusion 4 Tools Upgrade Fails

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 89,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at … Continue reading 2010 in review

Migrating Virtual Machines from Microsoft Hyper-V (VHD) to VMWare

After working with SharePoint for any length of time, virtualization will soon become a way of life. Across Mac and Window environments there are a number of virtualization platforms available to you; VMWare Workstation for Windows VMWare Fusion for Mac VMWare Server platforms (ESX etc) Microsoft Hyper-V Microsoft Virtual PC Parallels for Mac Sun VirtualBox All … Continue reading Migrating Virtual Machines from Microsoft Hyper-V (VHD) to VMWare