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VMWare Workstation powering on virtual machine error: “Failed to lock the file”

VMWare Workstation powering on virtual machine error: “Failed to lock the file” When I powered on a Virtual machine in VMWare Workstation 10, I got this error: “Failed to lock the file”.  The problem occurred when the PC was powered off due to some power issues while the Virtual machine was up and running.  When …

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Installation of CentOS 6.4 in VMWare Workstation 9.0.2

Installation of CentOS 6.4 in VMWare Workstation 9.0.2 We have seen in our previous post how to Create a CentOS 6.4 Virtual machine in VMWare Workstation 9.0.2. Now we will look into the installation steps of CentOS 6.4 operating system inside VMWare Workstation. In Virtual machine ‘Edit settings’ option, chose CD/DVD option to select the …

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CentOS 6.4 Virtual Machine installation in VMWare Workstation 9.0.2

CentOS 6.4 Virtual Machine in VMWare Workstation 9.0.2 To create a Centos 6.4 Virtual Machine in VMWare Workstation 9.0.2, we need to follow the steps given below: Open VMWare Workstation 9.0.2. From File->New Virtual Machine.  The following figure-1 is displayed.                               …

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Disable Easy install of CentOS 6.4 in VMWare Workstation 7.1.3

Disable Easy install of CentOS 6.4 in VMWare Workstation 7.1.3 VMWare Workstation is used for Desktop Virtualization.  When we create a new CentOS 6.4 guest machine insdie it, among other screens, we get the following screen shown in Fig-1, to select the installer disc.                       …

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VMWare Workstation – The virtual machine is in use. Even can’t take ownership. – Fixed

VMWare Workstation – The virtual machine is in use.  Even can’t take ownership. – Fixed I have Centos 4.6 operating system installed in VMWare Workstation 7.1.5.  The host operating system is Windows 7.  While I was working on this virtual machine, the system halted for some reason, and I had to do a hard boot. …

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