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Don't adjust your mind - it's reality that is malfunctioning

Processes within VMWare suddenly disappear

Affected products


Some programs do not start, or even fail to install within the guest operating system.


The programs or their corresponding installation program do not start, and the process of the program suddenly disappears.
Below is the list of programs, that are known to fail within VMWare 4.0:
Adobe Acrobat 5: The program can't be started.
Oracle 8i: The universal installer program does not start.


The various programs require different actions to be taken:
  • Adobe Acrobat 5.0: Update to version 5.05. This version can be downloaded from
  • Oracle 8i: A patch is available to fix this problem. For more information search for "oracle" in the VMWare knowledgebase on

Posted by Henning Krause on Friday, December 31, 2004 1:29 PM, last modified on Friday, December 31, 2004 1:32 PM
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