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Is there a way to move the VMware Player's toolbar to a different edge of the screen?

I am using VMware Player 7.1.2, and when the virtual machine is running in full-screen mode, there is a toolbar located at the top of the screen. Is there a way to move the toolbar to show up at a ...
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VMWare Player 7 Full Screen: How to stop from always being “top-most” on Windows 10?

With VMWare Player 6.x on Win8.1 I was able to run a VMWare guest in full screen and continually view another host based window (typically a small Kodi window to watch the news) "top-most" using ...
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How to increase usb transfer speed on VMware ESXi 6.0?

I have some Linux and Windows VMs on ESXi. I put external HDD to usb-port on ESXi server and added this drive to VM. Windows VM copied one big file to this drive with 30MB/s speed (drive was ...
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Operating system not found in virtualisation

I have download an image for a debian computer. But if I will startup that image with vmWare I get the following message: Can anyone help me? Thanks.
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How do I use a prebuilt virtual machine?

I downloaded prebuilt virtual machines of Windows 7 and XP. I'm trying to run them in VMware, but I don't know how to use a prebuilt VM. How do I get them to work?
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How do I supress the vmware tools reboot when doing an unattended installation?

I'm setting up a VMware machine factory using packer for my own development. I'm trying to install the VMware guest tools in the middle of this, but every time I try, the system reboots. The factory ...
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How to ssh in to BSD vm as root

I'm using vmware fusion pro 7 on OS X 10.10. I'm having trouble ssh-ing in to my vm as root. The process is simple ifconfig pull ip. Open terminal window ssh root@ip. However I can't seem to gain root ...
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Using OpenGL 3.x in Ubuntu 15.04 in VMware

Im using Ubuntu 15.04 in VMware under Windows 10 with an nvidia titan x. While programming I suddenly realized that something is wrong my OpenGL support. Checking with glxinfo I saw the following ...
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VMWare workstation 11 on Windows 10 with Radeon 290 dual screen bad performance

I discovered a strange behavior in VMWare workstation since upgrading to Windows 10. My Radeon 290 goes to 2D clocks (300 MHz) and remains there. If I set a guest to full screen the desktop experience ...
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Can I delete old vmdk files after ovf transfer?

I've exported an Ubuntu virtual machine from VMWare to VirtualBox using vmware's command prompt program to export to ovf. I've got two virtual disks (click to go fullscreen): On the left I have ...
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Ethernet-Connection ubuntu with VMware Player

I installed VMware Player 7.1.2 on my Windows 7. On my VM I installed ubuntu 14.04. Now I have problems connecting to internet. With my computer I am connected with ethernet. Ubuntu can connect with ...
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Error reading volume information - Vmware

When i press "Map" button it gives me this error: Error reading volume information. Please select another disk file. Anyone know how to fix it? Windows 10 build 10240, UAC disabled, VMWare ...
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how to install vmware player in Linux host

We have a distro based on Debian. I want to install VMWare Player 6.0 32 bit on one of my desktop. I used VMWare bundle file. I was able to install it as I could see the VM player icon. But when I ...
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VMDebugger gives exception for visual studio 2012

Everytime if I startup Visual Studio 2012, I have the following error: Why have I this messages form the VMDebugger in Visual Studio 2012 or must I start a virtual machine to solve it? At the ...
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Dual boot Kali on windows 8.1

I am trying to dual boot Kali Linux with Windows 8.1 using VMware. I download the VM torrent from offensive security - http://images.kali.org/Kali-Linux-2.0.0-vm-amd64.7z I then extract the files. I ...
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CentOS 6.7 ping: unknown host google.com

I tried following this video on creating a cluster of vmWare machines. When creating the very first machine I follow all the instructions, which are: clean install CentOS 6.7 and then follow the ...
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VM Ware Windows XP Mode failed to import

Im having trouble when importing Windows XP Mode in VM Ware. When I click "Import Windows XP Mode VM" then click Import, it says "Failed to import Windows XP Mode" with no following explanation. My ...
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Use multiple network devices with Internet on Windows 10 Pro for VMware

What I have: a Windows 10 Pro notebook with connected WiFi and connected ethernet, both NICs (separately with each his own different default gateway) providing a full Internet connection. I'm also ...
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record/replay debugging i7-3610qm

I am running VMWare 7 + Visual Studio 2010 on Windows 7 ultimate x64 as a host and Windows XP SP3 32bit as a guest on i7-3610qm. But when attempt to run record/replay function VMWare says that I have ...
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Backup a VM while it is running

I have several virtual machines created with VMware Workstation 11 which must run 24/7. I'm not allowed to shutdown/suspend it temporarily. What options do I have to backup this VM while it is ...
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Will using something like vmware in addition to Tor help to increase anonymity and security even further?

I recently downloaded Tor Browser to help increase internet anonymity because I do not want my personal information to be compromised. I have heard of a program called "TAILS" that compliments Tor to ...
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vm freezes when I try to install vmware tools on kali guest

When I try to install vmware tools on my kali guest, It never finishes loading the vmware tools installation. The disc icon never appears and the icons on screen, along with the menu either disappear, ...
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unable to install vmware tools on kali

When I try to install VMWare Tools on VMWare workstation, my kali guest freezes up. It never finishes installing. When I try these links it freezes midway through the steps on each of these links: ...
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VMware network adapter problems after windows update

I recently updated my pc from windows 8.1 to windows 10 and i have problem with my virtual machine(vmware). My virtual machine runs kali linux and cannot find network adapters to establish connection ...
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Port forwarding working on Virtualbox but not on VMware Workstation for Centos7 virtual machine

I'm running Windows 7. I created a Centos7 virtual machine originally through Virtualbox and successfully set up port forwarding with these rules to allow SSH and HTTP: Protocol: TCP | Host IP: ...
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VMDK linux physical partition + windows

so since i just found out you can point a vmdk to a physical partition and virtualize, I want to try experimenting. The Plan: Windows 10 OS on own drive linux (likely ubuntu or mint) partition on ...
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Num lock keeps changing when moving the cursor between VMware and desktop

I don't know why when pointing the mouse over VMware window Num Lock goes off. Then it goes on when moving it back to the real desktop. Is there any way to stop that. It's annoying.
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How to stretch a guest OS on VMware?

I'm running several OSes on VMware. I want to stretch them so I can run them on full screen, but they appear only in the middle. Only one is working and fitting the whole screen. What is the problem? ...
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Disk activity to 100% with Vmware and other

I have vmware workstaion 10 and installed windows server 12 VM and I dont know why this will take my HDD to 100% activity and slow the VMs i try to use no memory trimming pre-allocate virtual hard ...
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Virtualization solutions: linux host and windows guest

after my failed attemp of virtualizing Windows 8.1 with VirtualBox (I had many problems, starting on a poor file system which results in permission problems for IIS and many others) I'm looking for ...
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Vmware http link forwarding

Is it possible to click a link in host and make it to open automatically in guest's browser? It would be much faster than copy-pasting. Greetings, Kurahenek
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Maintain vmware guest resolution

I just switched to Vmware player from VirtualBox. With VirtualBox, if I shutdown a VM when the windows in maximized, the next time I run it, it will start maximized. However, with Vmware, every time I ...
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Convert VMDK to VHD

I need to convert a VMDK to a VHD for importing into Hyper-V. It seems that the answers to the apparent duplicate here do not help me. The Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter will only take the ...
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Parallels leaves trails after uninstalling

In favor of VMware, I have uninstalled Parallels Desktop from my Mac using the typical "drag to trash" method. I also removed the Shared Apps from ~/Applications as given in an instruction I found on ...
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Virtual Machines - External Hard Drive - Windows 98

I recently bought a USB - external hard drive, is there any possibility that I can run a Windows 98 environment on it? If so, what would be the steps I need to take? Else, what requirements am I ...
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VMware Workstation not installing network adapters on Windows 10

I have tried to "Restore Defaults" my network settings many times on VMware Workstation 10.0.3 on my Windows 10 install many times now but it always pauses at installing the adapters and waits for ...
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Bridged Network not working on Ubuntu Guest, Windows 8 Host using VMWare

I'm using VMWare Workstation 11 (Ubuntu 15.04 Guest, Windows 8.1 Host) and bridged networking is operating fine on my home network; however, when I try using the same configuration on my work network ...
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Error while installing VMWare plugin for TeamCity

I'm trying to install VMWare plugin for TeamCity. I followed all steps from https://confluence.jetbrains.com/display/TW/Cloud-VMWare+plugin to the point. However, when I try to run the client via ...
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ESXi Network adapters into bridge mode from vSphere

I have an ESXi machine with a virtual network. I want to have physical computers be able to connect and talk to those virtual machines attached to the virtual network. I am using vSphere 6.0 and ...
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Virtual SAN not recognizing any disks

I'm trying to set up a virtual san but can't seem to add any disks. I made a cluster and added the hosts. Here's what I get when I go to disk management in the cluster: ...
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How to boot USB 3.0 in VMWare?

How would I go about booting a USB 3.0 drive (connected to a USB 3.0 port) in VMware 11.1.2 (build 2780323)? It's an Arch Linux installation. I have enabled USB 3.0 support in the USB Controller ...
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Using SSH from inside VMWare

I have to use use svn+ssh protocol to commit files to a remote repository using internet. However, with a Xubuntu (14.10) in VMware Player, I am not able to do so. However, there is no problem in ...
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Unable to install grub for Archlinux on vmware fusion

I am trying to install Archlinux on vmware fusion. Everything went well until I had to install grub. The problem is when I try to run: grub-install --no-floppy --recheck /dev/sda I get the following ...
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modprobe vmhgfs gives — FATAL: Module vmhgfs not found

I'm trying to get shared folders working in VMware Player 6. My host is a Windows 7 box, and the VM guest is Ubuntu 14.x I'm trying to share an external drive on my Windows machine (F:) with my ...
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Convert hard drive to Vmware vm

I have a pc that died on me. The pc has an application that I need to run. I am in the process of setting up an esxi server and Im wondering if i can convert the windows 7 OS on the hard drive from ...
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Buggy display when using Ubuntu 15 on virtualbox

things just sometimes stick and dont display correctly. Ubuntu 15.04 with unity. examples of faulty screens / displays that just don't seem to refresh correctly: first picture should have looked ...
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Kali on vmware, intel 7260 wont appear

I downloaded the latest kali virtual drive, after downloading and installing the latest kali on my actual computer with about the same issues, the wireless card was acknowledged, but otherwise ...
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VMWare copy/paste not working, running Windows 8.1 in Ubuntu 14.04

I can't get copy/paste to work in VMWare between my guest and host boxes. My host is Ubuntu 14.04 and VMWare is running Windows 8.1. I'm using VMWare Player version 7.1.2 build-2780323. I've already ...
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How can I install 4 VMs on my Windows 7 PC?

I want to install 4 VM on my Windows 7 PC: 1 Linux kali 1 Windows 7 1 Windows 8 1 Windows Server 2012 I've read that I can't use hyper V, because it's not available on windows 7. VirtualBox seems ...
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Virtualized Mac OS sees only 7MB of VRAM

I run into a problem with virtualized Mac OS X 10.10. My virutal machine sees only 7MB of video memory, but I set 128 MB in VirtualBox configuration. I've tested on VirtualBox 4.3.10 and 5.0 and ...