The fixes include the following issues:
Introduces internationalization of the shared folders and drag and drop features. These features now support localized guest operating systems, including locales such as Japanese that use double-byte characters.
VMware Tools for Windows guests uses less memory than in previous releases.
This product will be available as a download from http://www.vmware.com/download/ starting on 10/3/2003.
VMware Workstation customers, if covered under the VMware Workstation Product Upgrade Policy as described at:
are entitled to download and install this updated version.
Release notes are at: http://www.vmware.com/support/ws4/doc/releasenotes_ws4.html
Q: The previous public release of Workstation was 4.0.2. This version is 4.0.5. Were versions 4.0.3 and 4.0.4 released?
A: Version 4.0.5 is the first public release after version 4.0.2.