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Retrieve data from corrupted hard drive

I've installed Fedora on Vmware. Recently my hard drive is corrupted and can't be read. Could someone please help me out, how to extract the data I've in that virtual machine. The host OS: Windows ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Black screen in guest application when VMware is windowed

When I use VMware, an application renders as a black screen when windowed, but appears correctly when maximized: The guest OS is Red Hat, running in VMware Player on Windows 7.
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Locate the process hogging my disk space

Guest OS: Windows 10 running on VMware Player. Host OS: Ubuntu 14.04 Guest OS Disk: 20 GB used of 60 available. Dynamically allocated, single file. Initial SSD available space: 160 GB. I'm running a ...
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Autofit Guest in Workstation 12 Player

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Host O/S. (the "Host") Windows XP Home 32-bit Guest O/S (Latest VMWare Tools installed) (the "Guest") I have been unable to activate Autofit Guest inside the Guest. My goal is ...
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No Network on Ubuntu VM after crashing

I have a Ubuntu VM with gnome shell running on vmplayer, At some point, my vm crashed, and when I reopened it, I didn't have access to the internet anymore. There is this sign that wasn't there ...
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What file is proper to install the vmware tools in geust os Linux mint 17.1 mate?

I want to install the vmware tools to share my folder between Windows host and Linux mint 17.1 mate guest. But my workstation can not be connected to internet due to security policy in my company. ...
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Move VM between VMPlayer and VirtualBox without triggering Windows 7 Activation

I'm trying to move a Windows 7 VM between VMPlayer and VirtualBox, but it seems this trips up Windows Activation. I'm guessing this is because the OS sees the new VM host as an entirely different ...
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Vmware client “vpxclient has stopped working”

So i closed the host using my client on my win 10 laptop, ever since i havent been able to comnect to host via the laptop but i can using my desktop. I have tried a few things after having a Google ...
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VMWare Linux Ubuntu Gnome becoming increasingly slow

Some time ago I started to have speed problems in working with Qt/Qt Creator in Windows and after and unsuccesfull attempt to improve the situation, I decided to install and use a Linux Ubuntu virtual ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 erroneously applies static IP to all interfaces

First, I'll start by saying this is a virtual machine in VMWare Player and I’m using Ubuntu 12.04.5 instead of the newest version of Ubuntu because it’s being used in an educational environment to ...
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Vmware usb driver error

When I try connect USB to MAC OS X 10.10 Yosemite guest on VMware player 7 it gave me this error: The connection for the USB device "name of the connected USB" was unsuccessful. Driver error. I ...
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VMWare: Access VM folder from Host

I have my hots and guest machine both on Windows 7. I know I can access folders of host machine from guest using shared folders option. But I would like to know is it possible in opposite? I have ...
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Unable to connect to internet in VMware player 7

Running Windows 8.1 as host OS and connected to WLAN via wireless USB plugged-in to my machine. Using VMware Player 7 I cannot establish a connection to the internet using either 'Bridged' or 'NAT' ...
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VMWare vmrun -T player start Ubuntu.vmx nogui fails (under Windows 7)

The VMWare player is running on Win 7 64. The following command works fine: vmrun.exe -T player start "C:\...\Ubuntu.vmx" But when I try it with the nogui option then I get an error: vmrun.exe -T ...
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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 “Manage > Install VMware Tools…” is Disabled

Note: I will be answering this question myself to help other people who come across this problem in the future. Feel free to submit your own answers if you want, but know that it's already answered! ...
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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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Windows 10 Unidentified Network Issue

I am running Windows 7 on my PC but I installed Windows 10 Enterprise as a virtual machine using VMWare Player. My Network Adapter setting on VMWare are set to "NAT:Used to share the host's IIP ...
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Is there a way to add some padding to Chrome or Firefox between the top of the actual window and the top of the tabs?

I'm using Chrome on a VM (I can also use FF) and there is a toolbar that has a tendency to get stuck at the top of the page (it won't retreat back into hiding like it's supposed to) and that makes ...
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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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Running VMware on Windows 10 (not the other way around)

Windows 10 is currently downloading on one of my machines. That particular machine has VMware Player 6.0.7 installed on it, running several virtual machines (which are important to me). I couldn't ...
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Booting USB with LiveCD GRUB

Under VMWare Player, I cannot boot directly Ubuntu 14 from an USB drive, so I would like to start with the LiveCD and boot from GRUB, issuing a custom command. Is that possible? What should be the ...
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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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Setting up a portable OS

I'm running Ubuntu on VMware Player. Can i migrate the current virtual machine on a flash drive ? I want to be able to plug it and then open it with VMware Player and edit my files and save them. I ...
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Have VMWare put all files on external hard drive?

I installed VMware to my external hard drive, but when setting up Ubuntu 64 bit it puts files on my C drive causing me to lose space, how do I force all of the files to go on my external hard drive?
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Vmplayer VM unroutable to VirtualBox VMs In The Same Subnet (and vice versa)

I'm running into an issue where I have Vmplayer and VirtualBox VMs both bridged, using dhcp, reaches the external network, and other hosts on the network can ping all the VMs. However, Vmplayer VMs ...
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Vmplayer VM unroutable to VirtualBox VMs In The Same Subnet (and vice versa)

I'm running into an issue where I have Vmplayer and VirtualBox VMs both bridged, using dhcp, reaches the external network, and other hosts on the network can ping all the VMs. However, Vmplayer VMs ...
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install vmware-tools fails: unable to start services for VMware tools

I have vmware player 7.1.2 build-2780323 running linux mint on windows 8. Now I'm trying to install vmware-tools: 9.9.3 build-2759765. I'm following this document. But in the end of installation ...
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Vmware Player 7.2.1 unable to find update server

I installed a copy of VMware player 7.2.1. Installation went fine, no errors. Creating a VM also proceeds with no errors, however when I attempt to install VMWare tools I get a message: Could not ...
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How do I get the VM Menu in VMWare Player?

Here is VMware Player, it happens to be 'playing' a Ubuntu VM. I'd like to take a snapshot but I see no VM Menu. How do I make the VM Menu appear? Added I now see how to make a snapshot.. one ...
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VMware player: How to change position of menu bar in full screen?

I'm running Ubuntu in VMware Player in fullscreen mode. When an application window is expanded, its menu is shown at very top of the screen. When I move mouse cusror to select something in the ...
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VMware Tools install fails on SLES 10 SP4 x64

I installed SLES 10 SP4 64 bit in VMWare Player 7.1.0 and tried to install the VMWare tools. From the CD I extracted VMwareTools-9.9.2-2496486.tar.gz (as running run_upgrader.sh fails...) and started ...
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VMWare access client through hostname

I am using VMware Player 7.1 on a Windows 7 machine that connects to my router via WiFi and DHCP. I have set up Ubuntu using VMWare Player. I have kept the Network adapter as Bridge. I am able to ...
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Installing VMWare Player on Fedora Host — Failed to build vmnet

I am trying to install the following version of VMWare Player on Fedora 21 FILE NAME VMware-Player-7.1.0-2496824.x86_64.bundle BUILD NUMBER 2496824 RELEASE DATE 2015-02-17 I ...
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Could not connect Ethernet0 to virtual network — VMnet0 is missing

VMWare Player 5.0.1 build-894247 is installed. In the virtual machine, an internet connection is not provided. Host & guest OS: Win 7 Log: VNET: MACVNetPort_Connect: Ethernet0: can't open ...
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Guest VM as firewall for other Guest VM

Maybe you can help me a bit. I am new to VM player.. I have Host - win 7 and two Guests on VM player. Kali Linux and Windows xp. I have troubles with setting network connections. Task is to create ...
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Unable to upgrade Win10 tech preview on VMWare player

I have had Win10 tech preview running perfectly well on a VMWare Player virtual machine with 60GB HD, 2 processors and 2GB of RAM. Now I get a prompt "Install a new build of Windows now". I am ...