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Unity is a display mode for virtual machines in VMware software that allows a seamless integration of the VM applications into the host system.

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VMWare Workstation on Windows 7: how can I enable Unity?

I'm running Windows 7 Guest on a Windows 7 Host. How can I enable Unity? The guest OS is Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit The host OS is Windows 7 64-bit I get the following error message "The virtual ...
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Running VMware Workstation in background with a Unity-enabled VM?

How can I dismiss the taskbar button for VMware Workstation (8) on Windows when running a VM in Unity mode? For other VMs I can simply close the VMware GUI and tell it to "Run in background". When I ...
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Can I launch a program or web link on the host OS from within a VMware Guest VM?

I have some software which won't run on my machine (Windows Vista) so I run it in a VMware VM (Windows XP) using unity, to give me a seamless user experience.TM *8') This generally works very well, ...
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VMWare Unity on Windows 7 RC (Host) with Ubuntu 9.04 (Guest)

I'm currently running the Windows 7 RC and trying to use VMWare Workstation's Unity feature with a Ubuntu 9.04 guest. Unity starts, and I can access the Unity "Start Menu" for Ubuntu within Windows, ...
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Start specific virtual machine in VMware in Unity mode on host startup

When I boot up the host computer I'd like the VM to boot up too and enter unity mode. Both OS's are Windows 7. How can I do this?
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Workstation 10 unity, control guest program icon in host taskbar

On VmWare Workstation 10, I'm running Windows 7 guest operating system with MS Outlook 2010 inside Windows 7 host operating system. The purpose is to alow for 2 instances of Outlook to run in parallel....
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VMware - Startup in Unity Mode

I can't figure out how to get VMware to start up in unity mode. Is this possible? I want the guess OS to startup in unity mode, with selected application(s). I am using VMware workstation on the the ...
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Is there a way to see a separate taskbar for the VM in VMWare Unity?

The question's in the title - I'd like to have a separate taskbar for my VM, preferably one that I can dock to a different part of the screen (but at all would be nice). Third-party utilities are ...
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VMware player unity with ubuntu 11.10 guest on W7 host - empty applications start menu

I am trying to run Ubuntu 11.10 as a guest on Windows 7. When I enter into unity mode, the menu for the guest os, next to the Windows start menu is empty. I have searched around the web for a fix for ...
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Unity mode in VirtualPC?

As I read from this Q, there's an option in VMWare that allows dragging windows outside the VMWare environment. Great feature. But how about Microsoft Virtual PC? Does it also offer something like ...
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How to I get a window in VMWare Fusion 2.06 on a second monitor in Unity mode?

I have VMware Fusion 2.06 on my MacBook Pro running 10.6.1. When I try to drag a window (like Internet Explorer) while in Unity mode to my secondary monitor, it works until my mouse hits the second ...
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Runnig a Windows 7 in a virtual machine (linux host) from a partition

At the moment I'm dual booting openSUSE 11.2 64bit and Windows 7 64bit. I'd like to run some windows applications from Linux without rebooting into windows or using Wine (which doesn't work on ...