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Relay modem DHCP or fake MACs for multiple IPs?

I have a Arris TG862 cable modem and this modem have 4 Ethernet ports and each of those ports will give you a valid Dynamic IP, not a IP like 192, 10., etc... Up to how many IP's it can serve without ...
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Issue after switching from Server Core with GUI Management to Server Core on VMware workstation VM

I have Windows Server 2012 R2 VM running in latest version of VMWare Workstation. As soon as I try to switch to server Core from Server Core with GUI Management by means of the following command: ...
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How to connect to internet from Ubuntu which is installed in a virtual machine using VMWare Workstation?

I have installed Ubuntu 9.04 on a virtual machine using VMWare Workstation. I have Windows 7 as my host OS. I want to connect to internet from Ubuntu. Can anyone please gives steps for connecting to ...
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Converting .GHO to .vmx

I wanted to convert a .gho file to .vmx or any VMware player compatible one. I have used the following command to convert gho to vmdk. Ghost32 -clone,mode=restore,src=Drive_D.GHO,dst=DriveD.vmdk -...
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VMWare Workstation VMs Change IP Address without powering on

my home router changed and now new gateway is 192.168.1.254 and i see no way to change it to 192.168.1.1 I changed my physical machines to use 192.168.1.254 as the new gateway now I have around 200+ ...
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Windows XP in VMWare Workstation has no Internet

Using Windows XP ISO in VMWare Workstation Player 12. No matter what I do, I cannot connect to Internet from the Virtual OS. What I have tried Disabled Windows XP Firewall Disabled and Enabled the ...
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How do I forward a SSH port from any interface to a specific IP?

Here's the scenario: I have a desktop, running Windows 7 Ultimate. This desktop has VMware Workstation on it, and a virtual machine running a custom linux, that has OpenSSH installed and working. ...
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How to find the IP Address of a vm running on VMware (or other methods of using VM)

I am running VMware Workstation on a Linux box. When I power on a centOS (Linux) virtual machine I cannot get mouse or keyboard control of the machine. I suspect that it has something to do with ...
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Accessing VMware Virtual Machine through SSH

I want to connect to my VMware Kali Linux VM through SSH. Open-SSH server and client is already installed and here are my current VM settings: I am running VMware Workstation. Here is what is ...
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VMware Workstation - Set up networking etc

I've created a Debian VM in Vmware workstation 6.5 - Called, "Debian" I'm planning to install Subversion, trac etc... on here. How can I set up the VM to be accessed from my Windows 7 host machine? ...
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Shutdown VMware guest applications when UPS kicks in

My situation is that I am running VMware workstation to run a LAMP server for some lightweight data collection. My host OS is Windows XP. I have a APC UPS that is set to shut down the PC via ...
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Why does Virtual Workstation hang when I try to edit virtual machine settings?

I am running Windows 7 64-bit. When I try to edit virtual machine settings the program locks up and shuts down. Does anyone else have this problem? And if so does anyone have a fix for this issue? ...
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VMware missing msi while installing

Whenever I try to install VMware Workstation on my Windows 7 machine, "The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable." message pops up, requesting a "vmware_1424719112"...
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Working with a copy of my Virtual Machine

Hi there I'm trying to make a backup/copy of my virtual machine, it's installed in a Windows Server 2000 and I want to make some modifications/tests without changing the original one. The copy is to ...
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VMware Workstation has terrible performance on local hard disk

I'm working on vmware image files. My computer always load hard disk and vmware works very slow at the same time. Guest OS: Windows XP SP2 Host OS: Windows XP SP2 Is there any way can improve the ...
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Defragging Host OS of VMWare

I want to ask something that has been puzzling me from last few days. I will try to explain my problem as clear as I can ... I have VMWare Workstation installed in my machine. And I use one separate ...
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Logging communication between two VMs

I'm trying to set up "malware lab" described in this paper. So far, I've set up Windows guest system, adding one Host-only Network adapter, and setting this (sorry if the names aren't exactely correct,...
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Using several IDEs .. Virtual machine or no VM

I'm using a bunch of debuggers, IDEs. They install a huge load of software on the PC and some of them also runs as service (I could write a batch file for this though). When I try to uninstall them, ...
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Licensing issues when using a physical WinXP disk in VMware?

I figured out how to get a Fedora 11 VMware Workstation install to boot a physical SATA disk with Windows XP installed that was also being used to dual boot the same machine running Fedora. However, ...
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Why can't I connect to VMWare guest ubuntu via Telnet nor SSH from host?

My host system: Win7(x64) with VMware Workstation 12 VMware Ethernet Network Adapter VMnet1: IPv4: 162.168.86.1 Mask: 255.255.255.0 Gateway: VMware Ethernet Network Adapter VMnet8: ...
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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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Can't ping from vmware to another pc (request time out)

I have 2 Computers (pc1 , pc2) pc1 is running under windows 7. (IP: 192.168.1.100) pc2 is running under winXP under vmware workstation9 (IP: 192.168.1.50) I created a network between them (pc1&...
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VmWare Workstation 10 How to make OS X maverick guest connect to my wireless network?

I am trying to work with OS X Maverick using VmWare Worsktation 10.0.1 on a host machine that runs Windows 8.1. So far everything is working fine except for the network, i cannot make the guest ...
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How to share internet connection from vmware OSX guest to Windows host?

I am using Windows 8.1 through a boot camp partition on an Apple PC and I have installed VMware Workstation. I have OS X Snow Leopard as guest OS within the working Virtual Machine. I am using a ...
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Moved VM Ubuntu from Windows to Mac, no longer able to access shared folder

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 VM running on VMware Workstation 11 under Window 7. I have installed Samba and mounted /var/www/ to be accessible through the network connection to access through the native ...
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How can I connect via SSH (Putty) to my VMWare machine (Ubuntu)?

I'm trying to connect to my VMWare (Workstation 7.1.3) machine (Ubuntu Lucid) via SSH. I've read through some other posts, but I can't figure this out. I ran ifconfig, and got a inet addr: and Bcast ...
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Getting “error loading operating system” when I start a VM. Worked fine prior opening with VirtualBox

I'm using VMware Workstation 7.x on Windows and I'm getting this error when I start my VM: error loading operating system That started to happen when I tried to load the VMDK file into the ...
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How do I bridge my internal wireless card to VMWare Workstation 10 guest and still isolate the host?

My current setup: VMWare Workstation 10.0.3 Host OS is Windows 8.1 x64 Guest VM is Windows 8.1 x64 Host has 1 wired ethernet and 1 internal wireless NIC No antivirus (except windows defender) is ...
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VMWare Shared Storage not Syncing File Changes

So, I am experimenting with a couple VM's. Both are fresh Ubuntu 16.04 installs, no updates, no vmware tools. Both are able to read and write to this SharedTest.vmdk, while both are running. What I ...
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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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VMware Workstation on linux: guest direct access on unmounted drive [/dev/sdX (hfs+)]

Running OS X 10.11 guest on VMware Workstation 12 on Kubuntu Xenial host. I need direct access to unmounted HDD [ /dev/sdX (hfs+) on host] for disk repair operations in VMware OS X 10.11 guest with ...
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Vmware Workstation uses all my RAM

When I run a virtual machine in VMware workstation, after a few minutes of use, it uses all my RAM (16GB). My system performance slows down to a crawl. The problem happens with Linux guest too but its ...
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How to decrease the virtual maximum size of a VMware Workstation VMDK hard disk file?

I have a VMware Workstation VMDK virtual hard disk file that is X GB. I have reduced the size of all partitions within the drive to less than Y size, with the remaining X-Y space being unallocated. ...
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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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VMware workstation windows host shared folders issue

My laptop is a Linux mint powered host and a windows 8 guest via VMware Workstation. Yesterday, I get the bad and stupid idea to upgrade my windows 8 to windows 8.1 final release, using the Installer ...
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How to get clipboard working for shared VMs on VMWare Workstation

You can connect to shared VMs running on VMWare Workstation 8 if you configured your VMWare correctly. Host and client are both Windows 7. One disadvantage of shared VMs is: The clipboard feature ...
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Problem running Mac with VMWare

I had no problem running it for the first time. Now when I wanted to resume my session I get this: The VMware Authorization Service is not running. Searching on google, I found that that I need to ...
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How to prevent VM from rebooting on Ctrl-R [duplicate]

I am using VMWare Workstation and Google Chrome side by side. When I mistakenly think that Chrome has the focus and hit Ctrl-R to refresh the page, the VM reboots without asking. Is there any way to ...
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VMware Player / VMware Workstation installation in KALI

I have been trying to get VMWare Player/ VMWare workstation installed in KALI Linux for almost ages now. I might look a little exaggerating but I would like to quote it that way to bring about the ...
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Can't take control of USB drive on VMware

I’m running VMWare Workstation on Windows 7 x86-64, and a Mac OS X 10.8 install inside the VM. Whenever I try to connect my USB drive to the Mac OS X 10.8 guest, it just doesn't gets recognized. The ...
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VMWare Workstation enableSharedFolders error

I would like to add a shared folder in vmware-workstation, but the vmrun command line is just returning a generic error message. $ vmrun -T ws enableSharedFolders default.vmx Error: There was an ...
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CentOS 7 hangs after update on Workstation 10 after “[sda] Assume drive cache: write through” line

I recently updated my CentOS 7 VM and it won't pass the following line: [sda] Assume drive cache: write through I tried changing the run level to 3 and run xfs_repair but it still doesn't boot. ...
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USB disk on Multiple VM's in VMWare workstation 7

I have a couple of vmware images that I would like to share the same USB disk with. The scenario is like this: * One USB disk * The laptop that runs vmWare Workstation 7 (on a Windows 7 32bit XP pro. ...
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Debian's screen does not fit monitor size on VMware Workstation

I have installed a Debian 8.5 on VMWare Workstation and it works fine. However I cannot have full screen size for the Debian guest in such a way that it fits with the monitor. Though I installed open-...
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VMWare Player vs Workstation

What's the difference between VMWare Player vs Workstation? Is it that Player is for non-commercial use and workstation isn't? For someone who builds and tests applications at home for non-...
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VMware Workstation or VirtualBox permanent date setup

How do I fix a date for a virtual machine? Need to use a VS10Beta1 CTP that has time limit and holds some test projects I'd like back.
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Force Take the Mouse and KeyBoard Control away from VM Workstation

Sometimes the image OS inside a VM Workstation can hang (or the VMWorkstation itself can hang), and when that happens my mouse and keyboard control were trapped by the image OS. Is there anyway to ...
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VMWare Workstation: Auto backup/clone?

Is it possible, and how, to have VMWare Workstation automatically (scheduled or scripted) to clone the currently running image so that it can be used for backup purposes?
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How to transfer file from Windows95 in VMWare to Host OS?

How can I transfer files from Virtual Windows 95 to Host (Windows 10) ? I tried many things: Enable copy and paste in Guest Isolation Enable shared folders option but it isn't supported in Windows ...
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VMware workstation install problem

I've been trying to install VMware workstation 7.1.4 on my windows 7 computer. I know I've already posted something similar to this, but this totally different situation. Whenever I open the installer,...