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Instant VMware Player for Virtualization by Kevin L. Sapp

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Using shared folders (Intermediate)

The ability to share folders and files among the virtual machines and between the host and virtual machines is one of the best services that the VMware Tools application provides. The directories that you access can be located either on a file server or directly on the host machine. However, there is one main caveat to this feature; you should not open a file in a shared folder from more than one machine at a time. For example, you should not open a word document using the host computer and then open that same document using the guest operating system. If you save the file from your virtual machine, it might become corrupt.

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