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VMware P2V on HDD with 2 OS - “How hack” Windows 7 System Partition (100mb)

Hi I have HDD with bad sectors. I would like use p2v from VMware. On HDD is installed Windows 7 and Windows Server 2003. HDD is divided into these partition: C - Windows Server 2003 D - Windows 7 ...
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Creating Virtual Machine from VMWare data store

One of the teams which we collaboratively working, has shared virtual images through VMware Data store. Now the only option I could find is to download the data to the local disk and and create the ...
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Vmware Player keyboard shortcuts

I'm wondering whether there is any possibility to configure keyboard shortcuts in Vmware Player. I'm mostly interested in: Cycle multiple monitors and cycling through running virtual machines.
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How do I connect two virtual machines in VMware player?

How do I connect two virtual machines in VMware player? I mean network connectvity and my host is XP and my my virtual machines are 2003 & 2008 Server respectively. Please give your valuable ...
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Mouse back/forward buttons in FreeBSD under VMWare Workstation

VMWare Workstation 7.1.4 Host: Windows 7 (laptop with touchpad). Guest: FreeBSD 8.2-STABLE (yesterday's) vmmouse driver: 12.6.9_1 (from ports) The problem: xev doesn't see mouse back/forward ...
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Vmware Player is not seeing the operating system when setting up the virtual Box

I am using windows 7 host and installed a new player the other day. I tried to use puppy as an osi and the player wont see it... I then tried another osi and it would not recognize that one in the ...
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Is it possible to startup/shutdown the VM without launching IE interface?

I am trying to get rid of the IE interface, when performing simple actions with VMware (such as starting a VM, shutting it down etc). Is it possible to write some bat files that will call the proper ...
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How to cause the VMware window to be opened full screen?

Due to this long and honorable thread I was able to launch a VM from a separate window, helping by the vmware-vmrc.exe utility. The magic works for me! Now (if possible) I'd like to have the window to ...
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2 Ubuntu 10.04 64Bit servers Guest in VMware Workstation 7.1.3 with Windows 7 64Bit Host randomly loose conenction

OK... heres my setup... On a private server, Per friends request I have two separate virtual machines, both ubuntu 10.04 64bit linux servers. With a Windows 7 64bit host, Connected directly to a ...
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How do I install MegaRAID Storage Manager properly?

OK, so installing it seems straightforward enough, but making it work afterwards is so awkward I must've done something wrong. It appears that this problem has nothing to do with ESXi or the RAID ...
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ESXi 4.1 Update 1 - This kernel requires an x86_64 cpu but only detected an i686 cpu

Here is my scenario: I am using a Lenovo W510 Laptop with the i7 chip. It has 8 cores and 16GB RAM. This laptop is running a Windows 7 64-bit base image with VMWare Workstation 7.1.4. I have ...
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How to fix “Could not access network location 0” error?

I am trying to install VMWare under Windows 7, but I get the error Could not access memory location 0 How can I fix this error?
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Spurious click on right click in Ubuntu on VMWare

I am running Ubuntu 10.10 on VmWare. I have a problem with the right mouse button click. When I click it where it opens a context menu, a duplicate click effects that automatically select an item in ...
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VMWare: always show host cursor

Is there a way to force vmware to show host mouse pointer? I mean that I want to see always 2 pointers host and guest.
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How to share folders inside VMWare virtual machine to host

I am running VMWare Player inside Ubuntu. Inside VMWare Player I am running Windows. I can share folders from my Ubuntu system to my Windows system through VMWare. Can I also use VMWare to share ...
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Can we automatically open a second tab with IE8 with another browser (IE6 Virtual)

AT the company I work with they have legacy applications that work only with IE6 with no plan to upgrading them. The company will be rolling out IE8, the solution was to rollout IE6 Virtual (VMWare) ...
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Using mixed disks and OpenFiler to create RAID storage

I need to improve my home storage to add some resilience. I currently have four disks, as follows: D0: 500Gb (System, Boot) D1: 1Tb D2: 500Gb D3: 250Gb There's a mix of partitions on there, so ...
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Windows 7 X64 unidentified network and public

I have two interfaces that are built from vmware workstation vmware network adapater vmnet1 and vmnet8. I am unable to change the network location from public to home. the public network options ...
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Virtual Machine network cards are recognized by application

I'm using an application which retrieves data from the network, but I would like to use it in a virtual machine environment (both Virtualbox and/or Vmware); the problem is that the application finds ...
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VMware Player 7.0.0 (64-bit Linux) crashes when I use Windows Explorer in a Windows 7 Guest

Related software Host - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit, Linux 3.13.0-44-generic VMware (old) - VMware Player 6.0.2 build-1744117 (64-bit Linux) VMware (new) - VMWare Player 7.0.0 build-2305329 (64-bit ...
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Bridged Networking not work in Kali (Debian 7)

I installed VMWare Fusion 7 on MacOsX and make a Virtual Machine Linux Kali. I set Bridged Networking for my VM Kali and it doesn't work (can't connect). (By the way NAT work correctly) I've ...
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VMware vmnet2 routes collide with en0

I am getting the following error when starting a vagrant box: gajus:vagrant gajus$ vagrant up Bringing machine 'default' up with 'vmware_fusion' provider... ==> default: Checking if box ...
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Does VMware 11 provide real GPU up to 2GB memory allocation or just facilitates allocating the same VRAM that comes from the allocated RAM?

Their advertisement is pretty confusing: Graphics-intensive applications can now be given an additional boost by allocating up to 2 GB of video memory per virtual machine. I just want to confirm if ...
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metasploit suddenly stops for seemingly no reason

ALright, so I'm new to metasploit and I was just tinkering with the commands when I got this access denied have to say the magic word crap. and it's been saying it on startup ever since. I'm running ...
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vmware: Clean up disk space in low disk condition

Soooooo, low on disk space Go into vmware workstation v10, and delete a snapshot vmware says: Not enough disk space to perform deletion But the snapshot is removed from the tree in snapshot mgr ...
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Close VMware Horizon View Client on Log Out

Using the VMware View Client for Linux I can use the command line parameter --once to make sure the client closes itself after the user logs out from the virtual desktop. The VMware View Horizon ...
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OSX Yosemite and VMware Fusion 7 Keeps Prompting when Opening Win applications

the title of this question seems odd but it's actually a complicated thing. I use my mac with VMware Fusion 7 on the office to be able to run windows 7. I always run the vmware fusion in Unity mode ...
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ESXi and port forwarding issues with a virtualized server

I recently installed ESXi and started virtualizing my network. I started with three physical servers: 1- Dell Poweredge R210 running pfSense 2.3 2- Dell Poweredge R210 running Windows Server 2012 R2 ...
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How to have access to iis server inside VM with Bridged connection

I have a LAN, and I have several machines connected to that LAN. In one of the machines i have a VM that has installed Windows Server 2012 R2 and has several iis sites running in it. I want to have ...
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Is there a way to automatically set OSX /etc/hosts file with VMWare Fusion?

I use VMWare Fusion all the time for development, and one of the most common things I need to do is set my /etc/hosts file to have a special hostname resolve to it. It'd be great if there were a way ...
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How to move from vmware ESXi 5.5 to Hyper-V 2012 R2 on same hardware?

I have Vmware ESXi 5.5 Update 1 with two disks, called RAID0 (3.6 TB) and RAID5 (10.9 TB). I am tired of having to rebuild ESXi every sixty days for home use so I am planning on moving to Hyper-V, ...
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Virtual machine reserved custom fields have been modified

In our company, we have made many virtual systems by using VMware soft. one of the system is win7 and on which hosts out center platform . This morning of 2014-12-19, everything is running well. But ...
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Unable to start my virtual machine [Ubuntu 12.04 LTS] on VMWare player

I am currently a user of VMWare player to run the virtual machine for Ubuntu 12.04. Everything was working till today but after a restart I can no longer access the virtual machine. It does not move ...
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Strange behaviour when calling getty on Virtual Box

I am currently trying to get a shell script to run on a Debian 7, that replaces the initial getty call in /etc/inittab. The line in /etc/inittab looks like this: 1:2345:respawn:/bin/bash ...
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Blinking white transparent screen in VMware workstation 11

Whenever I play games in my VMware workstation 11 virtual machine, I get white transparent blinking screen, the blinking screen is covering entire virtual machine screen, and it goes in intervals of 5 ...
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Cannot install VMware player 7 on Windows 7 64bit Home Premium

I downloaded VMware-player-7.0.0-2305329.exe to install onto my PC running Windows 7 64-bit Home Premium. When I tried to install, I encountered the error This product can only be installed on 64 bit ...
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VMWare Windows on OSX : keyboard missing keys

Im running Windows 7 on OSX Yosemite with VMWare Fusion 7. Some keys were missing so following this answer I use a virtual keyboard manager and it works (Alt Shift L -> "|" for instance) However, I ...
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VMWare Horizon View Menu Bar Obscures Microsoft Live Meeting Menu Bar

We just virtualized our workstations using VMWare Horizon View. When I am running a Live Meeting using Microsft Live Meeting 2007, the VMWare menu bar autohides at the top of the screen, but also ...
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What settings are required for VMware Workstation shared VMs to be accessible with ZoneAlarm Free Firewall installed?

I have Workstation 11 installed on a Win 8.1 Pro system. I just installed ZoneAlarm Free Firewall 2015 and now can no longer access my locally shared VMs, either from the machine they are installed on ...
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esxi VM resource allocation for multiple users with varying requirements

I have an esxi host which several users will use as a development machine. Let's say that I have a host with 32 cores and 32 GB of RAM and 4-5 developers that will work on Ubuntu machines. The number ...
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Running VMware in Kali

How to run VMplayer in Kali Linux? I installed VMplayer but after I select Applications > System Tools > VMware Player I'm getting this problem I have already tried apt-get install ...
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CentOS on VMWare Workstation - Anyconnect VPN and connection to local network?

I'm not sure how to do what I'm hoping to be able to do, and so far I haven't been able to find anything that shows me, so I figured I'd ask. The host computer is running Windows 7. On Workstation 10 ...
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How to use the jack port of a android “Kit kat v4.4 virtual machine”?

I'd like to use the jack port of a Android kit kat v4.4 virtual machine (VMware Workstation 10), but it seems that it's not working. There is no error message, but hopefully it seems that the virtual ...
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Instruct VMWare to Ignore certain keys

I am wondering if it is possible to have my guest OS in VMWare ignore certain key codes/key strokes. I have certain keys and keystrokes used to change the volume control and switch desktops in the ...
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vmware horizon at boot

**what i want** Ok people here what i want i have virtual desktop system ready what i want is when the end point pc thin client power up instead of windows log in ...
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CPU Usage High - Physical Memory Low on Virtual Machine (VMWare)

I run a development environment in a Windows 7 VM (on VMWare) and am running into an issue in the VM where my CPU Usage sits at 100% and my Physical Memory stays around 40-50%. My computer has 24 GB ...
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VMware freezing the computer when exiting

No matter what OS I've installed, whenever I suspend / shutdown the virtual machine. the computer freezes. noting I can do, sometimes it give some weird sound in a loop .. I'm running the Windows 10 ...
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Desktop virtualization (Hyper-V / vSphere)

Is there a way to deploy vSphere on a single Desktop PC and have it do a GPU passthrough to a client (so eg. I could "switch OSs" on a key combo), or a similar solution? Note that I don't mean VMware ...
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Package MATLAB R2014a with Vmware ThinApp

How to create a portable package of MATLAB R2014a with VMWARE ThinApp? I've tried to package MATLAB R2014a with ThinApp 5 normally as I package any other program. The result of the package is ...
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vSphere 5.5 Can't tick “connect” for VM Networks

We are using vSphere 5.5.0. Using the vSphere Web Client, when I create a new VM or add a new NIC to an old VM, if I tick "connect" for the VM nentwork, the task is completed without error. But when I ...