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USB-Passthrough with License-Dongle on VMWare Workstation not working

Problem: I received a USB-Dongle for licensing a software product. My goal is to use the software in my virtual machine on VMWare Workstation. (Because i need to access the API of the software in my ...
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Doesn't a PC keyboard work in Mac using VMWare?

I use this keyboard-mice combo on my PC and now I've installed El Capitan using VMWare, but the media keys aren't working on Mac virtual machine. Is there some specific config that I need to change in ...
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Multiple Monitors while running Ubuntu on VM Ware, with Windows Host

I've re-installed VM Ware Tools (following instructions from here Ubuntu 15.10: multiple monitors do not work within VMware). I've also tried following this https://pubs.vmware.com/workstation-10/...
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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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Windows Server 2008 R2 VMware with BSOD error 0xF4

I moved VM from one machine to another, now Im getting 0xF4 error. Below is the Dump. Can anyone help me what I can do to fix it? Thanks! Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 10.0.10586.567 AMD64 ...
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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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Can't run vmware on windows 10

i have some unknow error when i try run vmware the fitst when i didn't use admin right open vmware will see this error vmware authorization service is not running but when i use admnin run vmware ...
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How do I connect to a RabbitMQ server installed on Mac from within Windows 7 VM image?

1) I have a Mac and I installed RabbitMQ Server on it. I can access the RabbitMQ Management webpage using a url like this: http://localhost:15672 2) I have a Windows 7 32-bit installation in VMWare ...
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VMware Tools for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial

Anybody knows how to get VMware Tools working for the latest Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial? I've been using the patches from here for my Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid, which works fine. But not any more for ...
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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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Higher resolution not available Ubuntu 14.04 on ESXi host

The maximum resolution available for my Ubuntu 14.04 vm is 1360x768. However, the max resolution for my Ubuntu 16.04 is 2560x1600. Both are running on the same ESXi host with the same video card ...
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VMWare 8, Centos 7, I want both hgfs and also copy/paste

I installed centos7 as a guest under MacOSX. It came up with working copy/paste thanks to open-vm-tools, but no shared folders. So I then installed vmware tools. Now I've got shared folders, but no ...
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Troubles with specific app in Bluestacks - tried some alternatives - are there more?

I am having troubles with Bluestacks Android. One specific app is not working, although it works on my phone. Could you tell me if there are better alternatives? I tried: Bluestacks (doesnt work) ...
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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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Virtual Network adaptor which is always online

I'm not exactly sure how to word this, so please forgive me for lame wording. My situation is this: I have 2 identical docking stations, one at home and one at work. I run VMware Workstation 12, and ...
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Grub boot loader not detecting Android X86 5.1 RC1 NTFS file system

I'm trying to install Android X86 5.1 RC1 on VMware workstation. so far the Android OS boots up when I choose "boot to the Android 5.1" instead of "reboot" directly at the end of the instal, but when ...
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Mounting virtual USB storage device for use in VMs

I am looking for ways to mount a virtual USB storage device (containing some of my files) to several VMs (running Windows 7 and XP) on VMware. So far, I have tried using ImDisk. ImDisk is capable of ...
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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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Protecting Virtual machine from being copied to other hosts

I'm deploying a web application on a linux server (ubuntu) on virtual machine (In VMWare ESX 5.1 and the host machine is Windows) I need to protect the entire application and guest OS from being ...
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VMware - Bridging a Network Connection with a Fixed IP in 169 Range

I have a virtual machine running that I wish to connect to a physical piece of hardware via an Ethernet connection from the host machine. This piece of hardware requires a specific IP address to be ...
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How to reach VMware host from guest without changing IP address all the time

I have no trouble accessing my VMware host from the guest (as covered here, for example). That's easy. But once I've set up my (Windows) guest's hosts file to point to my (OS X) host's IP address, ...
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Is it possible to activate a Windows 10 Pro virtual machine on the same keyed host?

I've built a couple computers for my kids, and naturally they want to play MineCraft and whatever other games. So, we purchased full versions of Windows 10 Pro. I don't really have time to "manage" ...
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Small installed footprint Linux distro with X and Browser

I'm looking for a modern Linux distro that can be installed on a very small VM image (2GB or less, prefer 1GB) that contains X-Windows and enough to run browser (like Firefox). I thought this topic is ...
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Why is it taking so much time to generate gpg keys inside VMware?

I am running ubuntu inside VMware on windows. When I try gpg --gen-keys it gives the usual Not enough random bytes available. Please do some other work to give the OS a chance to collect more entropy!...
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Can Virtual Box/VMware infect the host PC when testing Cryptolocker?

Can cryptolocker encrypt the host PC if I test it on a Virtual Machine? Currently I am using 'NAT' as my network type or whatever...
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No internet on Virtual Windows Server 2008

i am having a problem with internet connection on windows server 2008; So basically what i am trying to do is setup a dns and web server with windows server 2008 which is virtual on vmware workstation ...
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how to Increase VM disk without reboot on Linux redhat 6.x + LVM

I increased the second disk in VM machine from the VSphere client GUI as the following: By right click on the machine --> edit settings --> hard disk2 --> increase the disk from 1G to 2G Then I ...
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How can I use static IP addresses in my VMWare guests so they can communicate with other machines on my Win network?

I use VMWare Workstation 12, have a Windows 10 host machine, and multiple Windows guest machines. I want all physical and virtual machines to be able to communicate with each other and I want all ...
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Local ovf to Hyper V using Virtual Machine Converter with Powershell

Now that I want convert and import a vmware VM to Hyper V. My ovf file with vmdk amd mf files are located in C:\OvfHVTest2. I used the command in powershell: Import-Module "C:\Program Files\...
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Access Docker Container from Host which lies inside VM

I may have a weirdo dumb question but I installed an ubuntu server in vmware on my win 7 host. I have a NAT network adapter and I can ping from Win7 Host to Ubuntu Guest in both directions. I started ...
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Guest can only access Internet connection for certain websites in vmware player

My corporate laptop is a windows 7 machine that is able to access both internal corporate websites and other websites such as Google. I'm able to install Ubuntu in the VMWare Player with NAT network ...
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How to work in team on one VMware image?

For one project, four of us got project to work on VMware virtual image, OS is CentOS. We have to do our project in MySQL workbench, R language, and some other programs. What is the best way work ...
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Linux Mint 17.3 Problems with composition on vmware

I am using Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon as a guest OS under vmware workstation. Host OS is Windows 10. I have a pretty good configuration of my host PC (i7-6700K and nvidia 9600), but overall experience ...
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VM Snapshot Reliability?

Quick question about snapshot backups. I have a hobby project at home where I have a webapp connected to a postgresdb on a VM. I want a simple way to do backups so I wrote a script which stops the ...
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Bluebeam licensing in a VMWare Horizon environment

We're starting the process to move our users over to a virtual desktop environment using VMWare Horizon client. All the Appvolumes we have set up are working great so far but there is one final ...
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Operating System not found, to install CentOS 7 on VMWare Workstation 12

I want to install CentOS 7 on VMWare Workstation 12. After I created a virtual machine and clicked "Power on this virtual machine", I got the following error: What is wrong?
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vmrun error - Home directory is not accessible: permission denied

After updating my linux server from Red Hat 4.8.3-9 to Ubuntu 5.2.1-22. I've reinstalled VMWare on this new machine to host two virtual machines like I did on Red Hat. I have a script to stop the ...
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How to wake on lan a ESXI VM?

I currently have a ESXI server running with a couple of VM's on it. For a little project I need to wake some hosts to support wake on lan. I looked on the internet, but could not find a good tutorial (...
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IP ping works but domain name doesn't

I am working on two VMs, the domains are ArcticIce.com and GlacierIce.com They have static IPs 192.168.100.1 and 192.168.100.2 DNS running on ArcticIce.com I ran into this problem when trying to ...
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Increase size in dev/sda

Alright People be nice. First question here. I tried to search on blogs but could get anywhere. I am using debian which is on vmware so case may be little different. Situation : This is machine ...
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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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Awesome not re-sizing to fill screen in VMWare instance, though unity does

When I full-screen my ubuntu instance in VMWare, it stays at the same physical size on the screen as it was before full-screen, though when I log-in to the default WM, Ubuntu seems to notice the ...
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VMware Windows 7 corrupted, need to recover my files

I installed a Windows 7 operating system on VMware virtual machine and my host computer is running Windows 10. My Windows 7 operating system of virtual machine is corrupted and I need to recover some ...
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What is the best VM network adapter method for VPN?

Remoting into my work computer is tedious and slow. To fix this I started using the company VPN, however the ODBC connections are validated through the machine name so my home PC does not have access. ...
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How to get SnagIt to recognise my microphone over VMWare

I use VMWare to work from home sometimes, and recently I have needed to make a couple videos in SnagIt, but my work computer says that it can't find a microphone, is there a way to make it recognize ...
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How to configure Network for VPN in Lab on VMware

I want to configure home lab for VPN connections. I configure all of systems but I can't establish connection between computers. Now I don't add any Linux routers or etc. I have virtualized Ubuntu ...
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run two VMs (VMWare Wst and Virtualbox) parallel at the same time

Is it possible to have two Virtual machines, one VMWare Workstation, one Virtualbox running at the same on one host? Or does this give strange behaviour?
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how to run a shell command every boot in CentOS 6.6?

I want to use this command every boot >/etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules so I wrote it in /etc/rc.local but it didn't help , is ">" a problem ? my purpose is to clear /etc/udev/rules....
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Can I use only 2 of 3 displays with VMWare Fusion? OSX host, Win8.1 guest

I am using VMWare Fusion 7.1.3, OSX 10.10.5, and Windows 8.1 on my MacBook pro 13" (early 2015) with 2 external displays. I want to have Windows full screen on the two external displays, leaving the ...
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The virtual machine disables the numpad

I have a Linux Mint host and a Windows 7 Pro guest OS in Vmware Player 12 with VMware additions are installed. Each time the mouse and the keyboard are "grabbed" by the virtual machine, at the moment ...