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VMware Workstation 12 Pro - Error updating VMware Tools on Ubuntu 14.10

Workstation 12 Pro - 12.1.0 build-3272444 Individual license Guest OS : Ubuntu 14.10 64-bit VMware Tools: 9.6.2.31837 (build-1688356) VM works fine except... Updating VMware Tools, download stage ...
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Disk space usage when shrinking disk in VMware Workstation

Does VMware Workstation require additional temporary disk space when shrinking a disk (for say a temporary shrunk VMDK file) or does it shrink the existing VMDK file in place?
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Vmware guests high ping times

My host server is Debian 7 running Vmware Workstation 12 PRO. I experience high ping times sometimes to guests: 64 bytes from 10.0.0.50: icmp_req=2198 ttl=64 time=0.255 ms 64 bytes from 10.0.0.50: ...
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Convert VMWare VMDK disk to Hyper-V disk

Using Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter cmdlet - ConvertTo-MvmcVirtualHardDisk to convert a VMWare Workstation VM disk to Hyper-V disk. How does the cmdlet handle or how do you specify a source ...
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Getting “Watch Dog Time out” when starting VMWare Workstation

I had installed VMWare Workstation at my windows 8.1 but whenever I am starting the VMWare Workstation I am getting error "Watch Dog Timeout" could please suggest us what to do now. I have 4 GB of ...
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Can't connect to the internet on Win8 in VmWare Fusion 8.1.0

I downloaded Virtual Machine for win8 for VMware fusion from https://dev.windows.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/vms/mac/ I can start the VM on my local computer, however, I can't seem to connect to ...
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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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Wake On Lan for VM

I'm trying to get Wake-On-Lan (WOL) working for my VMs so that we can do some power management at my workplace. Goal Enable direct remote access (RDP) to VM Have WOL wake up VM not via physical ...
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VMware Workstation 12 on Linux host - Transport (VMDB) error -45: Failed to connect to peer process

I installed VMware Workstation on Debian 8.2 with ./VMware-Workstation-Full-12.1.0-3272444.x86_64.bundle and vmware-modconfig --console --install-all installation without errors. I installed ...
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How to re-enable Windows XP Mode support in VMware after Windows 10 upgrade?

After upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 10 I was troubled to discover that VMware Workstation Pro (12.1.0 build-3272444) will no longer boot my Windows XP Mode virtual machine. It now says: This ...
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VMware Workstation shared folder takes Fedora disk space

I have a Fedora guest hosted on Windows 8.1 using VMware Workstation 10.0.5. I need to share a large (~30 GB) network drive with the guest vm so that I can do calculations with the data available ...
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CentOS 7/VMware Hang on Boot ([sda] Assuming drive cache: write through)

I am new in Linux. i use CentOS 7 (CentOS-7-x86_64-DVD-1503-01.iso) in VMware workstation 9. Host system is windows 8. i was trying to install the update. when i restart it hang during boot. it show ...
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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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VMWare Workstation Internal error

So I have been trying to get a BMW Diagnostic system running in VMWare going. Everything goes fine till I finish installing and restart to use the new OS. Keep getting an error, a Vcpu-0 double fault ...
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Not able reach Internet in VM via another VM (vmware)

VM-1(CentOS7) eht0-10.10.10.10/24 Gateway:0.0.0.0 eth1-Bridged Network to wlan0 eth2-192.168.3.10/24 Gateway:0.0.0.0 VM-2(Ubuntu14) eth0-10.10.10.11/24 ...
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WinSCP: wait at `searching for host` page

When I try to connect my Centos running on VMWare, WinSCP wait in searching for host line and do not connect. I've checked that SSH is up and running on port 22 of my VMWare and turned off windows ...
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How to configure LAN segments in CentOS 7 clients?

I created a set of VMs and I want for them to share a communication channel (or more) between them. So I added, aside the NAT interface to connect to the internet, a LAN Segment interface or two. My ...
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vmware workstation 12 dual screen issues with guest OS opensuse leap 42.1 with DE KDE plasma 5

I have an old opensuse distribution that I made my first vm with. In that vm the dual screen use inside of vmware worked perfectly. My only problem with the old machine was with the graphics on the ...
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Browse vmdk file in Windows

I'm running OS X Maverick on my vmware, but since yesterdays windows update and some weird drive repair that windows did automatically I can't boot the machine any more it's stuck at Apple progress ...
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Copying files to walkman fails in Vmware workstation

When I try to copy files to my sony walkman it stops/hangs after 1 file. The VM seems to loose connection to this USB device. It works fine in the host operating system. The VM is a Windows 10 ...
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how to download VMware for windows 10?

I have windows 10 , and I need to use vmware workstation, i have checked on internet , but even the lastest version of VMware Workstation 11.1.2.2780323 doesnot support windows 10. can anyone tell me ...
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VMWare Workstation - this host supports Intel VT-x

i have Ubuntu 64bit Boot disk , i configured everythihng in VMWare , created virtual machine .... and when i power on the virtual machine , there is a black screen with VMWare Logo on it and loading ...
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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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VMware Workstation v9 suspends Windows 7SP1 Enterprise

I am using VMware Workstation 9 running a Windows 7SP1 Enterprise Guest on a Windows 7SP1 Ultimate Host. VMware Workstation regularly suspends the Guest without me initiating it. Sleep and ...
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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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How to edit an encrypted .vmx file for VMware Workstation VM?

VMware Workstation 10 introduced VM encryption feature, which is really useful, but it causes some trouble for me now. Today, I hope to add a configuration line serial1.pipe.charTimePercent = "10" ...
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VMware: How do I get internet access without leaking?

Hello my VMware looks like this: I don't know what network adapters I need on Server, PC1 and PC2. I want to be able to go on the internet through my Host PC(Physical). But I don't want any packet ...
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Linux Virtual machine can't ping Google, while Host can do it

Assumptions: You have a Windows 7 Ultimate as your host. You have a Linux Kali 2 as a VMWare Workstation virtual machine on this host. Your network adapter is bridged on the VMWare(Version 10.0.3). ...
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Allow VM to be accessed outside host machine only via port

I have a VM A and VM B running on a host machine H. Both these VM are using NAT. What I want is that this VM to be accessible to outside machine within the same network but only via particular ports. ...
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Increase VM RAM memory size

I have Ubuntu VM running on Windows 8 WMware host computer. I would like to increase it's memory size, but looks I have no more sliding bar available to do that. How to increase the memory size ...
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Dell R210 Supports 3d Graphics

I have got Dell R210 ii e3-1230v2 dedicated server. I have installed Ubuntu 12 but it does not recognize the onboard graphic card. When I install vmware workstation 12 on it and install a guest OS, ...
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How to allocate unallocated disk space for Vmware VM

In virtual machine Windows sees disk space is 40Gb but on host VM files are actually 23Gb. Is there a way I can allocate this unallocated space after creating VM obviously? Host and Guest are ...
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Use 2 NICs to separate host from guest VM traffic in vmware

I am using VMware Workstation 12 on a Windows 10 host with two wired nics connected to the same switch. I want my guest VMs to use NAT through nic1 and the host to use nic2. No network traffic from ...
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What is the difference between a Java virtual machine and a VMWare VM?

I know that they are both called 'virtual machines', but what is the exact difference?
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VMware services not triggered on by starting the application

I have VMware Station 10 installed on Windows 10 64 bit. I am setting all the VMware services to Manual as I want to speed up my system bootup. I was expecting when I start VMware itself, the services ...
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In VMware Workstation on Linux, how can I quickly switch between fullscreened VMs?

On OS-X users seem to be able to swipe the touchpad to switch between fullscreen VMs. Is there a keyboard shortcut for Linux or anything similar? The closest I can get is using the tab bar that drops ...
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Get VMWare session on local pc to use same ip range?

Trying to get vm instance of sql server 2008 in vm workstation to use the same ip range as the host. My PC is using 192.168.1.6 and my virtual machine is using 192.168.199.128 so it doest show up in ...
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Why do I see a tiny number in the corner of VMware Workstation?

In the corner of VMware Workstation, I see a tiny, inexplicable, unclickable, un-Googlable number. It appears on top of everything. I think it used to be a 1, now it's a 2. What's up with this ...
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Error Code-0x8007025D :For Windows server 2008 R2 Installation in VMWARE

I am installing Windows server 2008 r2 using ISO file in VMware and came across this error code : 0x8007025D Can any one help me in solving this issue
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Cannot Install Centos 7 on Lenovo g510, i3 4th generation

I've been trying to install Centos 7 x64 guest on host Win 7(x64) on VMware Workstation pro 12. 8 Gb total physical memory. I get two errors randomly while different attempts of installing the Centos: ...
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Unable to setup Network on VMware/ VirtualBox

Host system is windows 8.1. So i install Redhat Linux 5.11 on VMware and VirtualBox. And assign bridged network connection but it is not able to ping the gateway. So in VMware 11.0 Virtual Network ...
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Could not detect the operating system in disc image of kali linux

I am trying to create a virtual machine using VMware Workstation 12. When i am choosing iso image during installation it do not detect the operating system.
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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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VMWare workstation; is there a way to force all files in the VM directory?

I use VMs for testing, light duty, and learning. The host OS is Windows 7 of some flavor (varies per machine, usually pro 64 bit). I've noticed that sometimes there will be massive *.vmdk and *.vmem ...
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VMware: How to Reset a Hung Guest

Say, something goes wrong with a guest. It hangs, or you lose power, basically it just is not working any longer. The workstation does not even allow you to start this guest any longer. How would one ...
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I can't find flash memory in Disk Utility

I installed VMWare Workstaion 12 on Windows 8.1 ,I created Mac OS X 10.8 on the VMWare ,now I pluging a USB flash drive and vmware can recognize that but I can't find that in Disk Utility on Mac OSX.I ...
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VMware Workstation Server 12 shared virtual machines not working

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 and VMware Workstation Server 12, in Workstation Server 11, shared VMs worked fine out of the box but in this new version it just doesn't work, I can login to the ...
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Connectin host and virtual machine in VMware

I have host Win 8 that runs WinXP VMWare machine. I would like to have easy copy files from one machine to another using network. I have default networking params in my WinXP machine. Unfortunately ...
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VRAM in workstation 11 only 64MB

I have a host computer which is Windows 8.1 and contains a 3GB nVidia graphics card. Inside of VMware I am running Windows 7. I have installed VMware tools, but the dedicated video memory is showing ...
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Take snapshot when powering off

I am using my banking software in a VM and it's critical that I take a snapshot when shutting down the virtual PC. This worked fine in VMWare 10, but in VMWare 12 I get the warning Value ...