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Making VMware player fullscreen in windows?

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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Portable Virtual Machine

I'd like to make myself a portable virtual machine for bringing my own sandboxes for development and staging on-the-go. I'd mainly run Arch Linux and Windows Server 2008 on those. I was thinking of ...
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how do I 'hard refresh' a shared directory?

VMWare player 4.0.1 build-528992 I added a file to a shared directory in Windows 7. When I ls -l that directory in Ubuntu 11 it looks like: (2nd line) ls: cannot access item_spec.rb: No such file ...
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SSH windows to vmware

I have a VMWare Player running a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (x86_64) VERSION = 10 PATCHLEVEL = 1 All works fine execpt that I cannot connect from the windows host to the image. From ...
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VMWare Player and multiple monitors in fullscreen

I'm using VMWare Player 4 Windows 8 Dev Preview as guest OS Windows 7 as host OS On my host OS, I have 3 physical monitors. I've set up the guest to have 2 monitors. When I boot into the guest ...
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Configuring Bridged network connection on hypervisor

I have tried this on both VMware Player and VirtuaBox. I am working on Windows 7. In the hypervisor I install a standard Ubuntu 10.04 image. I wish to set up a web server on this image for incoming ...
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Can I take an existing Windows XP installation and mount it using VMware Player on Ubuntu Linux? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to convert physical environments to virtual machines I'm looking to take my Windows XP installation and mount it using VMware Player. Is this possible ...
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VMware Player Installing Windows 7 in Chinese?

When I install Windows 7 x64 Professional using VMware player, the initial Windows installation guide is in English. When the install completes and it restarts the vm to boot into Windows, it changes ...
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Shared folder between Host and Guest in VM player

I have a laptop with Windows 7 Home Basic and I installed Ubuntu in VM player. Now I want to share folders and files between Windows and Ubuntu. How can share a folder or file?
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Vm ware Lost Password Windows XP Virtual Machine [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reset the admin password of a Windows XP VM running in VMWare? I have Win Xp as virtual machine, but I lost the admin password. Is it possible somehow to reset ...
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VMPlayer, Windows 7 and mouse scrolling

I'm using VMPlayer 4.0 and Windows 7 image in it. My biggest problem is, that I can't use mouse vertical scrolling. Did anybody of you have the same problem and know solution? Thank you in advance, ...
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Keycode for dead_acute in VMWare

I installed VMWare Player on RedHat 6 and my German keyboard does not work correctly. I figured out how to solve AltGr problems with the help of this post several keyboard keys not working in vmware ...
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VMware Player flooding my event log with information events about “I120: Service being interrogated…”

Every few seconds a few entries of Information Event 1000 shows up in my event log saying vmauthd was the source. Here is the xml log of the event. all the others are identical other than a ...
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Convert a machine from VMware ESXi to VMware Server?

I have a VMware ESXi server, with various VMs. I want to clone one of the VMs so I can run it locally on my MacBook (either using Parallels or VMware Player). Is this possible?
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How to expand a partition inside a VMware Linux VM

I need to expand a partition inside a Debian VM on a Windows host (and in the process move a small partition). I think I should use a Live CD (Which one?) Can I mount an ISO to the VM?
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How should I backup my VMWare virtual machine?

I am using VMWare Player and I need to transfer my virtual machine to another PC. Can I just copy everything in the virtual machine's directory to a DVD and restore it on another machine? Are there ...
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Using Another VM's Harddrive VMWare Server

I am playing around with VMWare and came across this scenario. I created a VMWare in VMPlayer, then decided I wanted to go the VMWare Server route instead (I know it's deprecated, but it's free!). ...
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Making VMPlayer actually scale to full screen

I'm trying to use VMware Player 4.0 to play my existing virtual machines (previously created using VMware Workstation, to which I don't have access anymore). All works fine, but when the guest OS ...
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How to share a Windows 7 folder with vmplayer guest?

The docs say this : Check permission settings. Permission settings on the host computer determine access to files in the shared folder. For example, if you are running VMware Player as a user ...
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Can't hear sound in Windows XP VM, running in Fedora VMware

I use Fedora 15 and VMware 8.0. In VMware, I have a Windows XP virtual machine. When I play sound in my VMware virtual Windows XP machine, I can't hear it. So in Fedora, I verified the PulseAudio ...
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Using FTDI device with Ubuntu on VMware virtual machine

Now that I can connect a USB devices to Ubuntu on VMware Player on Win 7, I tried to use my Altera FPGA dev board. This board contains a FTDI bridge allowing it to connect to the PC via a USB port. ...
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Why VMware Player does not recognize USB devices?

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS as a guest OS via VMware Player 3.1.4 build-385536 over Windows 7 Home Premium host OS. This runs on a HP Pavilion g7-1173dx laptop. At the Virtual Machine... menu > VM ...
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Unique network for each user?

I want to use a guest OS via VMware Player. In that OS I run a Cisco VPN client. My resources are located in two different networks. I need access to them at the same time - but not necessarily in ...
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How to access data on XP from ubuntu 10.04 inside VMPlayer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to do networking between virtual machines in VirtualBox? My OS is windows XP and I run ubuntu 10.04 through VMPlayer. Is there a way that these two OSs can share a ...
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How do I use dual monitors with VMware Player on Windows and an Ubuntu Guest?

I have my VMware Player (v 3.1.4 build-385536) all up and running Ubuntu (11.04) from my Windows (XP SP2) machine, but now I'm getting greedy and want to run Ubuntu on both monitors. I've tried ...
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Best way to set static IP for a guest vm on a laptop, although the laptop is often on different networks

A Win 2008 Server runs (guest) in VMWare Player, on Win 7 laptop (host) The guest has installed software, Oracle, that demands the same IP address each time I start the guest. At home it works fine ...
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Is it possible to split VirtualBox Hard Drive to multiple volumes?

VirtualBox hard drive usually has one or a few files when you create a drive. I think it is good because you manage only a few files. However, I have out of space of my drive. Is it possible to span ...
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What are the CURRENT advantages of the VMware Workstation over the VMware Player? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: VMWare Player vs Workstation There's a question here asking about the same, however, it's answer is outdated and incomplete. I was looking for an answer on the VMWare ...
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How can I open image of vmplayer in virtualbox

I have installed Ubuntu in vmplayer, as the vmplayer does not support Unity of Ubuntu, I want to be able to open the image in virtualbox. How can I do this?
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Running Oracle XE Server in VMWare Player

I have installed the Oracle XE server an VMWare on Windows XP. In the virtual machine environment I have installed Oracle XE server also. The Oracle server which is running on actual Windows machine ...
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Run VmwarePlayer service automatically also logoff our system

i want run my vmwareplayer always in background,becuase i am install this Vmwareplayer in our server this is shared my multiple persions.even system is logedoff that service must run this is our ...
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VMWare player and Windows 7 network problem

Sorry, but I have no idea about Windows, since I'm not really interested (I always use Linux), but at my work, I have to use it, so it's the rule. My problem is with VMware and a network issue. ...
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Automatically update ip-address in hosts file?

My development environment is Ubuntu guest OS inside VMWare Player with Windows 7 as the host OS. I edit the hosts file in windows to point http://dev.mydomain.com to the ip-address of my VM so that ...
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How to mount a .vmdk VMWare virtual harddisk outside of the virtual machine

I've got the virtual harddisk (VMWare .vmdk file) of an old (crashed) virtual machine. How can I open this to extract files without booting from it or attaching it to a virtual machine? I know ...
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Connect to CentOS httpd server running on VMware Player?

I have a virtual LAMP machine set up with 32-bit CentOS 5.5 running on VMWare Player. It's being hosted on a Win 7 64-bit machine running a bridged network connection. Everything seems OK on the guest ...
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Ubuntu: Screen resolution doesn't fit size of monitor (Vmware)

I have just installed ubunto in Vmware Player and it works great, but all of the resolutions it gives me there isn't one to fill the entire screen. I was scouting around the net and found this, - ...
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VMware Player does not display USB stick and can not connect to network

I am running a Windows 7 guest OS on VMware Player from Windows 7. However, when I insert a USB jump drive the guest OS can not access it. VMware Player tells me the stick is connected, but it ...
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Cannot connect to guest OS from host OS

I have installed OpenSUSE on VMWare player as guest OS and my host OS is Windows XP. What I want to achieve is to send message from my host (i.e XP), say on port 7000 and receive it on a specific port ...
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Migrate Guest OS to Host OS

Is it possible to take a Guest OS running inside VMWare Player and create an ISO or some sort of installation utility that will allow me to install the Guest OS as the Host OS (replacing the current ...
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Number of cores available to VMware Player limited to physical cores or hyperthreaded cores?

I have an i7 with 2 physical cores, because of hyper threading Windows 7 reports 4 cores (at least in the Task Manager). My question is, when allocating cores to a VM in VMWare Player is it taking ...
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Why would VMware Player Not Boot When Using Partitions?

I'm trying to run a virtualized Ubuntu environment on a physical partition on top of Windows 7, using VMware Player's physical partitions feature, which creates a .vmdk file that points to a physical ...
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Synergy+ client keeps retrying bad or old or ??? server IP addresses

Synergy client keeps searching bad or old IP addresses for my Server (which is a laptop, with DHCP gets new IP regularly). Also my laptop has a couple "bad" ipaddress which are visible to other PC's ...
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I ran ubuntu in vmplayer on windows 7: Working in ubuntu and access the DVD freezes ubuntu

Using ubuntu 10.04 the freeze happens during the spin-up of the dvd, after the dvd sends data the freeze goes away. During the freeze no mouse-actions, no keyboard strokes are accepted. What could ...
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Bridged Ubuntu guest on VMWare Player not accessible via TCP from host only

Using VMWare Player 3.1.3 build-324285 on Windows 7 64 bits, guest is Ubuntu 10.10 with VMWare tools installed. For networking, the Ubuntu guest is bridged. Here is the problem : - ICMP work from my ...
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Extensive use of HDD after VmWare Player virtual machine is closed

Each time I close virtual machine in VmWare Player I see extensive use of HDD in my system. Basically, whole system becomes unresponsive for about 5-7 minutes. Host system is Windows 7 Utimate x64 ...
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How to sandbox a VMWare image as much as possible

The situation: -A corporate environment, with a corporate managed XP desktop (locked down, patched regularly, restricted user rights, no manual install of SW, AV, etc.) The requirement: -Using ...
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How do I access the host's hard drive in VMware?

I have a Windows 7 host machine. My VMware player is running Ubuntu 10.10. I want to access my main C:\ in Ubuntu to be able to access all my files. I have tried: "Edit virtual machine settings" > ...
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Create Vmware image from exisiting Ubuntu installation

I have been stuck on a netbook since last year due to budget constraints, but finally managed to get a decent laptop from a very generous person. Now my ubuntu installation in the netbook has all my ...
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Is it possible to run World of Warcaft: Cataclysm inside a VMware Workstation / Player VM?

I was just thinking about this. Is it possible to play World of Warcraft in a VMware VM? I know they have made many leaps and bounds in there consumer VM software in the last few years. Anyone know if ...
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How could I make a barebones linux workstation for VMware?

I was wondering what would be the best way to take a copy of Debian 5 or possibly 6 and strip it down absolutely nothing just to support a copy of VMware player. The only things I would want would be ...