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VMWare and Bootcamp

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Can VMWare boot a Bootcamp partition?

I have seen || is able to boot the partition as a virtual machine for general work and you can then boot the same machine in full bootcamp for gaming but can VMWare do the same and do it well?
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VMFusion 3.0 seems to be the answer:
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Yes, VMWare works just like Parallels in that case. VM 3 can run your bootcamp partition.
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