VMWare Fusion 3 and Windows 7

I recently upgrade VMWare Fusion to version 3.  VMWare has steadily increased the stability and featureset of this product, and I appreciated it how they gave us early adopters free upgrades to version 2, but I guess that all ended recently.One really cool new feature is something I stumbled upon after I upgraded my hard drive to a new 500GB spindle on my laptop, and partitioned my Macbook Pro to install Windows 7 via Bootcamp.  After fighting with Crossover Games for roughly 3 months trying to get Team Fortress 2 to not crash 15 minutes into the game, I was ready to succumb and admit defeat.  TF2 is one of the slower loading games (in my opinion) and I was tired of crashing out during Sentry Data System’s weekly TF2 bouts each Friday night because it messes up your stats.  At least, that’s what I’m telling everyone.Anyway, apparently VMWare Fusion can boot up a Bootcamp partition within the emulator, which I find to be really really useful and it’s one of those features that should be there, but you never expect it to be implemented.  My first few attempts didn’t work, but I did manage to track down a registry hack (http://communities.vmware.com/thread/80060) that worked like a charm.

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