widodude
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Vmplayer.exe not available in windows services.msc?

Hello,

I was trying to configure Vmplayer.exe to boot up automatically but I could not find vmplayer.exe as a windows service; there is available:

VMwarem DHCP

VMware Agent

VMware NAT

etc....

but not VM player?!

Who has come across this and what workaround have you found?

Thanks

W

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a_p_
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VMware Player is not built to run as a service. However, there are different discussions and possible solutions using srvany.exe.

If you google for site:vmware.com srvany player you will find some interesting posts for this issue.

André

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widodude
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I suspected as much Andre, we used to run Vmware server 1.0.4XX although I had to switch to VM player as it seemed to run the latest version of Fedora 11/12 i686 images with stability (however the builds are different so we can't use latest version of VM ware server to run hence these workarounds grrrrr....

I'll have a butcher at that google search

Cheers

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