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How to convert to Hyper-V

These don't look to be VMWare images (vmdk). All my machines run Hyper-V. Is there a way I can convert this to a Hyper-V bootable disk. They are .vmx .vmxf .vmsd no .vmdk Also do not have VMWare ...
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17 views

Measuring total bandwidth utilized per server (windows)

I am looking for a way to monitor and report total bandwidth consumed by a windows virtual machine over a period of minutes to hours. I thought it would be easy to do this, but I can't seem to find a ...
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0answers
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How To Route Static IP to VM-WARE Instance

So I have orderderd a server from a hosting company, and they have given me a 5 public ip addresses, how would I go about assigning these ip addreses to each individual vm instance? I have read ...
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121 views

How to create iso/image/installation from Windows XP-installation for use VMware

I'm using VMware and want to create a virtual machine with Windows XP. For this I want to use the Windows XP-installation of another computer, I don't have the cd, so I want to create a iso/image ...
0
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1answer
66 views

Windows 7 SP1 on VMware, fresh installation, same winsxs size after updates?

The size of my Windows 7 SP1 instance on VMware is getting huge, and a considerable part of it is the winsxs directory. If I create a fresh Windows 7 SP1 instance, and allow Windows to install the ...
0
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0answers
159 views

VMware VM Generates 100% Disk Activity

I have a fast new Windows desktop computer running Windows 8.1 with 32GB of RAM. When I run a VM on this computer, the VM is extremely slow for about the first half hour or so of use. And if I look ...
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1answer
41 views

ntldr, boot.ini, etc not found on Windows XP SP 2 running on VMware

So I am reading a book on how to pass the A+ certification and was following along with the book when I noticed that my version of Windows, Windows XP - Service Pack 2 - Home Edition made for Dell ...
0
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0answers
76 views

Disable command bar (top toolbar) in VMWare Workstation Full Screen

Is there any way to enable fullscreen in VMWare Workstation (10.0) but disable the command bar? I know Exclusive Mode does this, but I want to keep Ctrl-Alt-Right to switch VMs. I run tasks that ...
0
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0answers
36 views

Can not control the second virtual machine

I'm in a situation that have two virtual machines, the first machine use physical disk, the second is not. The problem is that the first VM require privileges to access the physical disk, I don't know ...
0
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0answers
23 views

How do I run Kleopatra in batch on a vmware slice

I am running some code to decrypt a file using Kleopatra. The server is a VMWare slice, and I setup the Kleopatra under my own ID (I am in the admin group on that server). My batch jobs work ...
0
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0answers
47 views

How do I automatically transfer files from Ubuntu (in VMWare) to Windows?

I am planning to transfer files automatically (by automatically, I mean without trigger from the user) from my Ubuntu (in VMWare Workstation 8) to Windows (not the VMWare's host so I can't use sharing ...
0
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0answers
131 views

Unable to ping from my Unix VM to Windows 8 host laptop on VMnet1

I am running Windows 8 on my laptop, with a VMware instance running Unix on top of that. When I ping the Unix VM from the Windows host, I get a response. But when I try to ping my Windows box from ...
1
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1answer
742 views

OSX Mavericks as Virtual Guest on Apple Hardware running Windows 7, 8, etc

Is it possible / legal to install Windows on Apple Hardware (macbook), and run OSX as a Virtual Guest using vmware or virtualbox? EDIT: 1/8/2014 -- I realize this question may not be as clear as it ...
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48 views

Can you explain me VMWare Performance Counters in Windows?

I am having a guest Windows Server 2008 R2, i.e. VMWare virtual machine Can you explain me VM counters vs. non-VM-ones, in the case of "% Processor Time" (under "VM Processor" section) vs. "% ...
4
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2answers
292 views

Possible to have multiple virtual monitors for a VMware guest in windowed mode?

Using VMware Workstation 10 on Windows, I've read "Use Multiple Monitors for One Virtual Machine" and managed to make it work as described when running the machine in Full Screen mode. What I would ...
0
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0answers
36 views

How do I setup DNS in a ubuntu VM of VMware on a WIndows 8 64-bit desktop?

Host Machine: running WIndows 8 on a laptop Guest: Ubuntu 9.04 VM on VMWare I can not ping the host machine from the guest and vice versa. I cannot pint the internet from the guest also. THe ...
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0answers
311 views

VMware blank/grey screen when installing

I know this has been asked several times on many different websites, but I've tried all of the methods I could, and I still can't install it due to the grey screen. VMware: http://www.vmware.com/ ...
0
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0answers
325 views

Unable to boot physical Ubuntu 64-bit partition in VMware, Windows host

I am unable to boot my physical Ubuntu 64-bit partition from within Windows 7. I have applied the following steps. How can I run my ubuntu partition in Windows? vmware? I chose the physical disk ...
0
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1answer
4k views

Create disk image of C drive and run on VMware virtual machine

I run Windows XP SP3 Pro on my desktop PC and I want to create an image of its C Drive. I'd like to run this image in a virtual machine on VMware. How can I do this? Install XP in VMware first – ...
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0answers
17 views

Ctrl + Right_Shift or Ctrl + Left_Shift on VMWare Fusion

Ctrl + right_shift or ctrl + left_shift or ctrl + shift + X is toggle keyboard layout on Windows from LTR to RTL. How can I use these shortcuts under VmWare fusion? Thank you.
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0answers
33 views

is it possible to clone or export a VM from a hyper-v cloud?

I would like to know how I can get a clone of a machine that we have in our cloud? We are running hyper-v and are using microsoft virtual machine manager console as a client to manage our virtual ...
1
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1answer
198 views

VMWare Player doesn't grab focus on alt-tab

(running Windows) When alt-tabbing to the VMWare window, subsequent alt-tabs are to the host. To obtain focus to VMWare, you need to click inside the window (removing your hand from the keyboard). ...
5
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3answers
1k views

sysprep base image in vmware vsphere for Windows OSs

What exactly does sysprep do and when should it be used? I deploy many VMs and VDIs by cloning other VMs or deploying from templates. I am working on updating the base images and have done all other ...
1
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1answer
171 views

Route internet traffic to isolated vm

I got two VMs, i want VM-2 to be an isolated host, forced to route it's traffic through VM-1. So for example if i use a VPN on VM-1 this will affect VM-2. VM-1: Windows 7, 2 NICs 192.168.1.80 ...
7
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1answer
344 views

What are the recommended power settings for VMs?

What power options should be changed in Windows when it is running on a virtual machine? We are using VMWare and the possible OS's are any of several still-supported versions of Windows. For example ...
0
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1answer
585 views

VMware VMnet adapters ignoring adapter order, causing destination unreachable

I am seeing an issue with VMware Workstation (9.x) when using the host OS ( Windows 7) where pinging a local server on the same subnet or elsewhere on the LAN will occasionally result in Destination ...
1
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1answer
2k views

VMware installation MSI failed

I had tried installing VMWare Workstation, VMWare Player, anything by VMWare, and the installation always crashes; it says The MSI '.........\vmwareplayer_x64.msi' failed. I have Windows 7 Ultimate. ...
0
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0answers
369 views

Windows server 2000 installation on vSphere 5.1 (VMware esxi 5.1)

When creating a new virtual machine on vSphere 5.1 (VMware esxi 5.1) it asks for the version of guest operating system i'm going to install. But in the drop down menu they provide Windows Server 2000 ...
0
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3answers
305 views

how to make vmware windows guest look for and write case insensitive files on linux host shared folder?

How to make vmware windows guest look for case insensitive files and folders, and write case insensitive files and folders on a Linux host shared folder, that is a case sensitive file-system, in a ...
2
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1answer
350 views

How do I make an AutoHotkey script work in a VMware virtual machine only?

I'm running VMware Workstation 9 on Windows 7 and I wonder how do I make an AutoHotkey script (which does some key remapping) work only when the input is grabbed by a VMware virtual machine?
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41 views

New files on host not showing on ubuntu (vmware)?

I have a host machine (Win7 64bit) running a VM with Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. I have set up the shared folder fine (although that was a headache in itself) and everything is working great. I use the Ubuntu ...
0
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1answer
780 views

If I uninstall VMWare Player in windows 7 in order to upgrade, do I lose my VM?

I have a VMWare Player 4.0.2. I can upgrade it to version 5.0.0. I started the process and it asked me to uninstall the current version of VMWare. I am afraid of losing my VM inside the VMWare ...
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3answers
9k views

Transfer file from Windows to VMware linux client

I have a Windows 7 host that runs a VMware RedHat Enterprise Linux 6.3 client (which has been modified and given to me as an .iso). Instead of being shown a graphical interface, I just have access to ...
0
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2answers
515 views

Is it possible to limit how much CPU a virtual machine can use with VMWare Player?

Is it possible to limit how much CPU a virtual machine can use with VMWare Player? I use VMWare to run a Windows XP virtual machine. I want to keep it on in the background all the time. The real ...
0
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2answers
1k views

add VMWare virtual machine to the domain [closed]

How can I add VM to a desired domain. My Dev machine is connected to Domain1 but my VMWare VM is connected to WORKGROUP. When I try to connect it via Control Panel, Settings.. I get an error message ...
0
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1answer
270 views

Merging/Cleaning VMware disk splits / parts

Everytime I boot up a virtual machine using VMwarePlayer/VMwareWorkstation, it creates tons of multiple splits/parts of the same disk (I guess?) in the specific folder, none of them bigger than 320kb, ...
1
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1answer
703 views

How to mount a shared folder on Windows 7 host as home directory for Linux guest under VMware Player

The host computer is running Windows 7 Ulitmate, the guest OS will be Linux (the brand to de decided later; likely Debian 4 or CentOS 6). The hypervisor is VMware Player 4. My problem is: how do I get ...
2
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0answers
467 views

Can't use copy&paste while using VMWare unity

I'd like to use vmware unity function, which all screens in same place,so I don't need to switch between vmware and windows. But when using unity, I can't copy text from the original windows window to ...
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votes
2answers
2k views

How to remotely connect to VMware linux machine hosted on Windows 7

I would like to remotely connect to a linux (Fedora) vmware machine hosted on a Windows7 desktop machine. My understanding is that this should work.
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1answer
945 views

Enabling hardware acceleration on a VM inside a VM

If I enable Hardware Acceleration in a VMware virtual machine that has another virtual machine (but without hardware acceleration enabled) as a host, will it have any effect?
4
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2answers
65 views

How to “port” a current Win7 host into a VMWare image?

I'm planning on replacing my current host OS with a linux distro and then load the replaced OS as a virtual machine for apps that require Windows. Does anybody have a clue if something like this is ...
0
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1answer
502 views

VMware virtual HD performance with Truecrypt on the host - Use 2 GB chunks?

Configuration: I am using VMware on a laptop computer, which is truecrypted as a theft precaution. The VHDs are ceated as single growable files (i.e. not split in 2 GB chunks, no preallocation of ...
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1answer
96 views

A friend of mine installed macos on vmware [closed]

Yet my Windows computer cannot see the file on that Mac vmware We can see the files on the physical iMac. What settings I should use? The vmware Mac can see windows file though.
5
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4answers
3k views

Releasing files locked by Shared Folders feature

I make a lot of use from VMWare Workstation's Shared Folders feature: You set a folder on host machine as shared for guest OS, and you can access it on guest, in similar way as a SMB share (read-only ...
0
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1answer
252 views

What do I have to do to make multiple network adapters work for a VMWare guest?

I have Windows 7 x64 as host and Ubuntu as the guest system. When I have one virtual network adapter, everything is fine, but if I add a second interface, then only the first is working. I need two ...
0
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0answers
53 views

Associate office documents with XP Mode with Vmware

is it possibleto associate a file extention of MS Office with XP Mode with Vmware. I have successfully created shortcuts to run XP mode office application, however I am not sure as to how to link the ...
3
votes
1answer
494 views

Saturated I/O after shutting down VM [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: VMWare Player slows down computer after exit Often, when I suspend a vmware virtual machine, my disk IO is saturated for a few minutes and it makes the computer unusable ...
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3answers
6k views

Installing Windows 8 Consumer Preview returns an error

I always get "A DVD driver your PC needs is missing." Then I click "Ok" and "No device drivers were found." pops up. This occurs right after I select my language and keyboard. How do I fix it? I'm ...
4
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3answers
5k views

Mouse+Keyboard for each VM? [duplicate]

I'm using VM Ware (specifically the player) and i'd like to attach a multiple mouses and have one for each VM (same idea with keyboard but i havent tried keyboards yet). I'd like several people using ...
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164 views

How to force OS to commit X MB cache for a VMWare virtual machine image file?

I have a Windows Vista inside a VMWare workstation virtual machine, which I need to boot as fast as possible (for testing certain software). I can commit about 4GB of RAM for cache, which, in ...