Is there an evaluation VHD that can be used for VMWare, as opposed to Hyper-V?
This package appears to be targeted to Hyper-V.
Is it usable for VMWare as well?
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If you don't want to use it on Hyper-V, there's a couple of ways you can go:
John's suggestions are right on.
Here's another option:
There is a free service (with registration) from CloudShare that gives you access to remote into an instance of that image for free. It only maintains state for 24 hours before you'd have to create a new instance from the snapshot, but it can be really helpful and avoid using your hardware resources. It's the first link on this page: http://www.cloudshare.com/Products/CloudShare-ProPlus/solution-showcase.aspx
I have successfully converted it to VMware Workstation. More details on my blog
Using VMware Workstation to Run the 2010 Information Worker Virtual Machines