Release: VMware Workstation 7.1.4/Player 3.1.4/ACE 2.7.4

VMware has updated its virtualization platform Workstation and Player and platform wrapper product ACE to build 385536. Besides fixing security issues and known problems this version adds support for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Ubuntu 10.10 guest and host operating systems.

Some of the issues resolved in this version:

  • Default main memory VA cache size has been be increased to 1000 MB and performance is improved.
  • Workstation now shows all USB devices in the Removable Devices menu as long as they are connected to the first identified 16 USB controllers.
  • Now you can capture and play video files that are greater than 1GB.
  • The application vmware-modconfig UI could not start up in a KDE 4 session in a SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 11 environment.
  • On Windows host systems that have more than 4GB of memory, Workstation sometimes crashed during cryptographic operations, for example, when performing disk encryption.
  • VMware Tools upgrade could be started by a non-administrator user from the VMware Tools Control Panel in a Windows guest. In this release, only administrator users can start VMware Tools upgrade from the VMware Tools Control Panel.
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