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Old 10-08-2008, 04:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just installed vmware after erasing my bootcamp drive, hoping to make it larger. Bootcamp assistant couldn't create a new larger partition, so I opted to run vmware virtually.
Everything went ok, including the installl of 4.5.0.93 for my Curve 8320. But the 4.5 installshieldwizard is frozen on the vmware xp. I can't cancel, if I suspend vmware it comes back, and I can't restart or shut down Windows. I can't shut down the Mac because vmware won't quit, and I just came back from the dentist and my face is numb.
A little help would be appreciated.

edit: I did a (not recommended) shutdown by holding the power button on my iMac. Even force quit wouldn't work. Vmware seems very nice though. So long bootcamp.

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Old 10-13-2008, 02:22 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Try to reboot your VM.

Always remember that VMware is emulating a whole PC. So if you are in your VM everything acts like a normal PC. This also applies to Windows which wants to be restarted from time to time
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Old 10-16-2008, 02:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I had the same issue last night on my iMac with VMWare when I was updating my Bold OS and I ended up powering off the iMac and no issues since.
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