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Is VMWare Apple Compatible

I have vmware up and running, everything works grand. I can share flash drives, external hard drives etc with my VM no problem. If I try to connect an iPAD to the VM I get an error of: The ...
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Vmware Combine Virtual Disks

It looks like when I set-up Vmware I chose the split the Virtual Disk option. Well now I have over 30GB of vmdk files. I do not want to loose my data that I have in the VM, so I do not want to re-...
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detect host machine cpu type

Support I'm running a VMWARE virtual machine (Called Machine A) on a host server which we call it B. I want to know are there any methods that applications/users inside A (the VM) can detect CPU type/...
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Issues with linux mint installation on vmware player

I downloaded the iso image of Linux mint 17.1 cinnamon and then burned it to a dvd.I get this strange message from VMware player. Even when I instead use the iso image itself instead of the dvd,I get ...
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How to get IP address list of two VMWare instances on one host?

I have two ubuntu virtual machines of VMWare running on a Win7 host. They all use NAT mode for network . They can communicate each other if I specify IP address, which I get from ifconfig command, i.e....
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OSX on VMPlayer, running on Windows 10: SMB shared files keep getting “resource is busy”. Windows 8.1 was fine

I have a swwt arrangment that allows me easy iOS development: Windows 10 El Capitan running inside VMPlayer. OSX 10.8 as the VM host. I'm sharing files between the Win and OSX machines via SMB: ...
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Windows XP Virtual Machine, Authentication Woes

Before making the leap to Windows 10, I imaged my XP laptop to a VMware instance. I had issue with "activating" it, as the hardware changed and when I called Microsoft, I was told it was end of life ...
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Error with VMware Player on Windows 7 - Virtual system won´t start

my OS is Windows 7 64bit and I have installed VMware Workstation Player 12.1.1-3770994. I never had problems with it, every time I started the virtual machine it worked without any problems. But since ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit guest OS kernel panic on start up

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit guest OS running on VMWare Workstation 12 Player on a Windows 10 host. I was running Eclipse for a while recently when it got really slow despite multiple Eclipse ...
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How to run TIB file created in Acronis True Image to VM Ware

I have created a full backup of XP Using Acronis True Image File type .tib, I converted the .tib file to vmdk to run on Virtual machine. I installed VMWare on Windows 7 and when I run or open the ...
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Share clipboard between 3 computers with RDP & VMWare (Ubuntu)

From my windows10 workstation 'Oren-PC' i connect with RDP to another windows10 machine 'devServer'. On 'devServer' machine I have VMWare installed with a Ubuntu 14.04 OS machine (VMWare tools ...
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VMWare shared folder inaccessible with Administrator account

VMWare Player runs a Windows 10 VM. I've shared a folder with this VM, setting "​Map as network drive in Windows guest" to TRUE. I need to type a command (npm) as Administrator in the shared folder ...
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Change CPU reported name on Virtualbox or Vmware Guest OS

I want to find a way to change the name of the cpu on the Guest OS of a virtual machine (either virtualbox or vmware). For example, while my real pc has an intel i5-5200u I want the virtual machine ...
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My vm reset each reboot

I got windows 10 and the free vmplayer. I have virtual machine of windows 7 and it works well. I just installed LinuxMint on this vmplayer as well. Each time i reboot this machine it goes back to it ...
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cannot mount vmware tools cdrom in VMware Player

Yes I know, there is another thread but I have another issue. I am using Windows 7 as host and debian 8 as client. I have configured a cdrom device in VM-Ware config and I have choosen the debian-8-...
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Access to vmware shared folder from linux guest

I am running a linux distro in my wmware and I wanted to share some file between my guest (linux zeroshell) and my host (windows 8.1). For this I saw that there is an option in wmware in Virtual ...
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nmap on metasploitable outputs all ports filtered

I wanted to get started with metaploit on kali. I have set up Kali Linux in VirtualBox and everything works fine. Then I set up Metasploitable 2 on vmwareplayer. Now when I nmap metasploitable it ...
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How to Add Network Interface in VMware Virtual Machine

I'm trying to add a 4th Network adapter to my virtual machine, see image. Interface Normally, a interface would just appear on my virtual machine, however only 3 interface appear on my machine as ...
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How to enable laptop integrated webcam in vmware using ubuntu 14.04 (as Guest), WIN 7 (as HOST)

i'm using Ubuntu 14.04 under vmware and i want to activate the integrated webcam , i'm using windows 7 64bits and the camera is working properly in The HOST Using cheese it give : No device found I ...
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Folder shared by VMPlayer from Windows 7 to Leap is write only

Short question: A folder shared by VMPlayer from Windows 7 to Leap is write only. How can I delete files? Long version: host host computer is running Windows 7 Home 64, 6.1.7601, SP1 share ...
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making VMware Player read ISO files

I am running VMware Player 6 (as far as I understand, the last version of VMware player that can run on Win32) on Windows 7 32-bits. I think I managed to successfully create a virtual machine and ...
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No Transparency in Mac Virtual Machine

I am running Windows 8.1 natively with Mac OSX El Capitan running via VMWare Player 12 and I have noticed there is no transparency. This might have something to do with the VM having only 128mb of ...
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Mouse not working correctly on OS X inside VMware Player during a Windows Remote Desktop session

At work I have a VMWare image of OS X El Capitan that I'm running in VMWare Player 12 on Windows 7. This works perfectly, but when I access this Windows computer from home using a Remote Desktop ...
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What are the limitations of Vmware Player for Personal Use vs. Pro?

I'm trying to decide between using VirtualBox or Vmware's free (for non commercial user) Workstation Player I can't find out what a "restricted virtual machine" is anywhere. I currently have Vmware ...
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How can I use my printer with Windows 10?

I have Windows 10 installed as my main OS, but my printer (Canon LBP-810) is only supported by Windows 7 32bit. Is there a way to get the Win 7 driver to work in Win 10? For example, something like ...
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VMware player 12.1.0 [duplicate]

at the official site of VMware there is no available of vmware player 12.1.0 at 32-bit, there are all 64 bit player. where I will get the 32 bit vmware player 12.1.0 ? If negative, which of the latest ...
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Ubunut 14.04.3 LTS network stopped working on VMWare

After restart, networking suddenly stopped working and I'm unable to connect to internet. ifconfig -a eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:0c:29:c9:1a:f3 inet6 addr: fe80::20c:29ff:...
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Using VPN on host then Proxy on VMware guest?

I have been working on the for 9 hours and I cannot find a solution. I want to run my VPN on my host computer and then use a proxy on the vmware machine. If I run the vpn through my host computer I ...
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VMPlayer Ubuntu client automaximize screen resolution on boot

This is a minor annoyance but annoying all the same. I am running VMPlayer 12 on Windows 7 with Ubuntu 15.10 installed as guest. I have the guest additions installed and the resolution works just fine;...
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Reduce the size of VMware disk

I am running Ubuntu 14 LTS as a virtual machine with VMware player 6.07. The machine is currently using 24.7 GB but the maximum size available to the disk is 230 GB. The disk space is not preallocated,...
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Unable to get Debian guest full screen on VMware Player 12

I have installed a Debian 8 guest on VMware Player 12 but I cannot get the Debian screen to fill my whole monitor even in Full Screen mode. When I set it up, I set screen size to be the same as the ...
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How to speed up VMWare shared folders?

What is the best way to setup/optimize shared folders in VMWare for the fasted possible I/O? I'm not, the, only, one who has noticed shared folders are painfully slow. I'm using shared folders for ...
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Virtual machine GPU passthrough with Windows 7 as host

Is it possible to do that with VMware or VirtualBox? I want to have Windows 7 as a host OS and Windows 7 or Windows 10 as a guest OS. I've seen a few guides, but they all assume I use Linux as a host....
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Running VMWare on Windows 8 with a Mac OS X vm how to use scrolling on trackpad?

I have a windows laptop and I want to use the trackpad for scrolling with two fingers. The virtual machine (mac os 10.11) does not scroll. How can I enable the trackpad so I can scroll in Mac?
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Inserting second disk during installation of OS in VMware

Hello I'm installing Red Hat 9(version from 2009). Everything was good until the installation program asked for the second disk, now I don't know how to add the second cd and continue the installation....
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Extra RAM memory on disk in VMWare Workstation [duplicate]

Can you add RAM momory to a virtual machine by adding a (say 4 GByte) disc to the system such that this disc is added to the existing memory. What is the procedure for doing this. Of course you have ...
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no internet on centos 7 minimal virtual machine when it has a nat adapter and wireless internet connection

So, I have a lenovo thinkpad t410s. I used virtualbox and vmware. Both response the same and I think that the problem is on the laptop. When I connect the virtual machine through bridge adapter and ...
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VMware Tools does not resize the display on latest VMware Player

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on VMware Workstation 12 Player. For some type of unknown reason, when I installed VMware Tools, it asked me if I wanted to install "this legacy version". Has VMware stopped ...
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How to install Ubuntu in VMware workstation?

I want to install Ubuntu in my VMware workstation. My laptop has Windows 7 32 bit. Can I install Ubuntu 64 bit in the VMware workstation or can I install a 32 bit version only? Sometimes while ...
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Using VMWare to muti boot OSes virtually?

What I mean is that I want to be able to install Windows, Ubuntu 15 and Arch Linux on the same VM in a multi-boot like setup. How might I do that? When I create a new VM in VMWare, I am asked to give ...
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Can access VM Guest IP from Host but not from other computer on same LAN

I am hosting a web application on a Linux (CentOS 6.7) Virtual Machine guest, that is sitting on a Windows 7 host. I have configured a bridged network connection between the host and the guest, and ...
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# of Cores in VMWare shows more cores than possible

I am trying to help a friend out with a particular issue.. he sent me a screenshot of msinfo32 from a virtual environment he has but the # of cores he is running on seems to be greater than the # of ...
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No wireless connection for Kali Linux after compat-wireless install

I am running Kali Linux inside WMware Workstation 12 Player. I have installed the compat-wireless drivers, but there is still no wlan0 or wlan1 connection. No wireless networks appear, but there ...
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No internet for vm player that's installed on windows 10 since upgrading from win8.1

I had windows 8.1 and vm player that had ubuntu and win7 virtual machines on it. It was all working fine. My workplace has proxy so I had setup proxy on both guest oses and it was all okay. I ...
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VMware Player and Windows 7 firewall

My Windows 7 firewall (the one by Microsoft that is shipped with the OS) is configured to block all inbound and outbound connections by default. Because all outbound connections are blocked, I ...
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How to install VMware Player 12 on 32-bit Windows 7?

Today downloaded VMware Player 12 to my Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit laptop. I am trying to install it but get the error This installation package is not support by this process type contact product ...
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Will fragmentation of a virtual machine's disk also cause host OS disk fragmentation?

I run a number of virtual machines using VMWare Player on top of host Windows 7 OS. Let's say I am using the VMs for everything from web browsing to actual work, file transfer, etc. for a long period. ...
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VMWare NAT not populating ARP with IP/MAC from VMWare host only?

I ran into a problem while penetration testing with Netdiscover on a virtual set up using VMPlayer, free version. The attack machine is on the VMWare NAT network interface, and the target machines ...
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Cant add VMware Windows2008 r2 to router subnet

Still having the same issues after trying suggestions but I need help to solve this. Trying to get vm instance of sql server 2008 in vm workstation to use the same ip range as the host. My PC is ...
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unable to connect internet on guest OS X ver 10.9.5 from host OS windows10

I have been trying to connect my guest os IOS X ver 10 to connect with internet but still unable to see any sign of internet. Previously it was working fine but after windows 8 upgraded to windows 10 ...