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how to enable the usb device both windows and VMware workstation environment?

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by yasa4, Oct 4, 2012.

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  1. yasa4

    yasa4 Thread Starter

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    how to enable the usb device both windows and VMware workstation environment?

    i am used Linux in VMware as a same time also used windows in normal environment..i need to use my pen drive in both environment but i couldn't find USB in windows if it is running on linux and other-way round also happen...what is the solution for this one?

    thanks in advance
     
  2. leroys1000

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    The vmware virtual pc is treated as a second computer,
    so it locks in the drive when activated.
    You would need to share the drive and access over the network
    to use it from windows.
     
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    Leave it connected to the host system, and set up a shared folder for the VM to access it. No need for networking.
     
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