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How can I make VMware player run the VM in full screen in windows? I'm using VMware Player 4.0.2.

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@wizlog please don't edit questions in such a way that you change the original meaning. The user had asked how to put it into fullscreen, and you changed it to say maximized, which led to some answers below that misinterpreted that. –  nhinkle Jan 31 '12 at 2:36
    
@user Apologies, I (mistakenly) thought the only difference was the word choice, not the meaning of the question. –  wizlog Jan 31 '12 at 17:48
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@nhinkle Now I realize how easy it is to change the meaning of the question, and will be more careful going forward. –  wizlog Jan 31 '12 at 17:48

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You can use the maximize button on the top right hand side of the window:

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You'll also need VMWare Tools installed on the guest in order to have the VM resize the desktop accordingly.

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that doesn't make it fullscreen & it only makes use of half of screen & the rest area is just black.. –  user01 Jan 30 '12 at 7:15
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@user It works on my machine. Are you sure you have VMWare Tools installed on the VM? –  Nils Magne Lunde Jan 30 '12 at 7:24

You can use Ctrl-Alt-Enter shortcut. If you have vmware tools in guest installed it will change screen resolution to match one of host.

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