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CentOS 7 as guest in VMWare: can't drag and drop, can't copy and paste

I have installed CentOS 7 as a guest under VMWare Workstation 7 on a Windows 7 host, and the problem is that I can't drag and drop files, nor copy and paste. VMWare's documentation has the following: ...
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VMWare Converter P2V into VirtualBox getting VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED

When using VirtualBox 5.0.4 on Ubuntu Server 14.04, I get VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED when trying to import a VMDK which was created using VMWare vCenter Converter Standalone Client v6.0.0, as a P2V from a ...
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Network is unreachable in Fedora guest OS on Windows 7 host running VMware player

I am running Fedora in VMware Player 7.1.2 on Windows 7. This guest OS used to be able to connect to the Internet but suddenly it can’t. Running: ping 8.8.8.8 Results in: connect: Network is ...
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Background processes running while idle using lots of CPU

I downloaded Windows 10 to my VMware machine and it works great but I've noticing slowdown on my real computer when I leave my virtual machine idle. I have Process Explorer open and when I have it run ...
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How can I see what changes malware made to a virtual machine?

I want to know if I can open a virtual machine (VMware , Virtual Box ...) and (for example) install windows 7 + some programs (chrome,Word,antivirus....) and then save the current stat (i don't have ...
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About Malware analysis [duplicate]

I want to know if I can open a virtual machine (VMware , Virtual Box ...)and (for example) install Windows 7 + some programs (Chrome, Word, antivirus....) and then save the current state. Right now I ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu on a VM

I have a VM with Ubuntu 14.04.2 Desktop installed on it. I'm not planning on upgrading Ubuntu yet, but I want to know if it is possible, and if so, how. I am using VMWare Workstation 12 Player.
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VMWare to VirtualBox - no networking

I converted my VMWare Windows Server 2003 image to a OVF using ovftool. I then imported it in VirtualBox - it worked fine except there is no networking. I tried NAT, Bridged Adapter and Host Only. But ...
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IRC Connection reset by peer in VMWare?

I am currently running a Ubuntu (Guest) in VMWare and I'm trying to connect to irc.freenode.net. I've installed an IRC client on my host PC and I can connect via the host, but when I try to on my ...
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VMNet DHCP Server does not assign my Ubuntu machine its own IP

I am trying to build a Virtual Network in Ubuntu with two virtual machines who only have the means to communicate with each other independent of the host. On both machines I went to Settings->...
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How do I script the creation of Disposable Virtual Machines with vmware workstation?

I am Making a disposable (use for one task/website then delete) Virtual Machine (VM) it's a slow process to do it in VMware workstation. I want to automate it so it is like the quick ~5 second DispVM ...
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Why won't windows let me have access to these virtual machines and how to get access?

No matter which iso files I download, regardless of the site I get it from, when I make an ISO file, I get this error: Error while powering on: VMware Player cannot connect to the virtual machine. ...
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i5-4460 or amd fx-8350 for virtual machines (vmware)?

I am building a new desktop that will be used as server in my room - it will basically run 24/7 with 20 or 30 vmware virtual machines active (windows xp installed with 512mb ram, 10 gigs of ssd) - ...
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Ubuntu turns on webcam but black screen in cheese

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed in my VMware and when I turn on cheese the light of my integrated webcam turns on but nothing appears on the screen. I have gone through black screen issues in internet ...
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VM Support for Custom PCIe Interface

We have a MS Windows application that talks to external equipment over a custom PCIe interface and a performance sensitive environment. We would like to enable the application to run on a VM. This ...
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Unable to Boot Ubuntu OS of Cloned VM

Using VMware version 5.5.0, I cloned a virtual machine running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-24-generic x86_64). Prior to powering on the cloned machine, I disconnected it from network adapters. ...
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VMWare fills the host disk and it needs reboot of the host system

I am using VMWare to run 2 virtual machines. However, after some time, the available space on the hard disk (~200G) has been filled by VMWare. After a reboot the space is available again. This is a ...
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unable to access internet from windows in VMware guest OS

I'm using windows 7. I have installed vmware. In vmware i have installed guest OS(windows). Now i want to access internet in my guest OS. How can i access? Please suggest me. Thanks in advance.
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Unable to access Lacie NAS from some network locations

I have a Lacie 2Big NAS (have had for a while now), and I have just gone to re-purpose it, meaning it needs to be accessed by client desktop/laptops in my house (previously only used by VMWare servers)...
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VMWare Player 7 Full Screen: How to stop from always being “top-most” on Windows 10?

With VMWare Player 6.x on Win8.1 I was able to run a VMWare guest in full screen and continually view another host based window (typically a small Kodi window to watch the news) "top-most" using "...
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How to increase usb transfer speed on VMware ESXi 6.0?

I have some Linux and Windows VMs on ESXi. I put external HDD to usb-port on ESXi server and added this drive to VM. Windows VM copied one big file to this drive with 30MB/s speed (drive was ...
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Operating system not found in virtualisation

I have download an image for a debian computer. But if I will startup that image with vmWare I get the following message: Can anyone help me? Thanks.
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How do I use a prebuilt virtual machine?

I downloaded prebuilt virtual machines of Windows 7 and XP. I'm trying to run them in VMware, but I don't know how to use a prebuilt VM. How do I get them to work?
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Using OpenGL 3.x in Ubuntu 15.04 in VMware

Im using Ubuntu 15.04 in VMware under Windows 10 with an nvidia titan x. While programming I suddenly realized that something is wrong my OpenGL support. Checking with glxinfo I saw the following ...
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Can I delete old vmdk files after ovf transfer?

I've exported an Ubuntu virtual machine from VMWare to VirtualBox using vmware's command prompt program to export to ovf. I've got two virtual disks (click to go fullscreen): On the left I have ...
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VMDebugger gives exception for visual studio 2012

Everytime if I startup Visual Studio 2012, I have the following error: Why have I this messages form the VMDebugger in Visual Studio 2012 or must I start a virtual machine to solve it? At the ...
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Dual boot Kali on windows 8.1

I am trying to dual boot Kali Linux with Windows 8.1 using VMware. I download the VM torrent from offensive security - http://images.kali.org/Kali-Linux-2.0.0-vm-amd64.7z I then extract the files. I ...
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VM Ware Windows XP Mode failed to import

Im having trouble when importing Windows XP Mode in VM Ware. When I click "Import Windows XP Mode VM" then click Import, it says "Failed to import Windows XP Mode" with no following explanation. My ...
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Use multiple network devices with Internet on Windows 10 Pro for VMware

What I have: a Windows 10 Pro notebook with connected WiFi and connected ethernet, both NICs (separately with each his own different default gateway) providing a full Internet connection. I'm also ...
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record/replay debugging i7-3610qm

I am running VMWare 7 + Visual Studio 2010 on Windows 7 ultimate x64 as a host and Windows XP SP3 32bit as a guest on i7-3610qm. But when attempt to run record/replay function VMWare says that I have ...
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Backup a VM while it is running

I have several virtual machines created with VMware Workstation 11 which must run 24/7. I'm not allowed to shutdown/suspend it temporarily. What options do I have to backup this VM while it is ...
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vm freezes when I try to install vmware tools on kali guest

When I try to install vmware tools on my kali guest, It never finishes loading the vmware tools installation. The disc icon never appears and the icons on screen, along with the menu either disappear, ...
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VMware network adapter problems after windows update

I recently updated my pc from windows 8.1 to windows 10 and i have problem with my virtual machine(vmware). My virtual machine runs kali linux and cannot find network adapters to establish connection ...
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Port forwarding working on Virtualbox but not on VMware Workstation for Centos7 virtual machine

I'm running Windows 7. I created a Centos7 virtual machine originally through Virtualbox and successfully set up port forwarding with these rules to allow SSH and HTTP: Protocol: TCP | Host IP: 127.0....
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VMDK linux physical partition + windows

so since i just found out you can point a vmdk to a physical partition and virtualize, I want to try experimenting. The Plan: Windows 10 OS on own drive linux (likely ubuntu or mint) partition on ...
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Disk activity to 100% with Vmware and other

I have vmware workstaion 10 and installed windows server 12 VM and I dont know why this will take my HDD to 100% activity and slow the VMs i try to use no memory trimming pre-allocate virtual hard ...
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Virtualization solutions: linux host and windows guest

after my failed attemp of virtualizing Windows 8.1 with VirtualBox (I had many problems, starting on a poor file system which results in permission problems for IIS and many others) I'm looking for ...
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Vmware http link forwarding

Is it possible to click a link in host and make it to open automatically in guest's browser? It would be much faster than copy-pasting. Greetings, Kurahenek
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Maintain vmware guest resolution

I just switched to Vmware player from VirtualBox. With VirtualBox, if I shutdown a VM when the windows in maximized, the next time I run it, it will start maximized. However, with Vmware, every time I ...
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Convert VMDK to VHD

I need to convert a VMDK to a VHD for importing into Hyper-V. It seems that the answers to the apparent duplicate here do not help me. The Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter will only take the ...
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Virtual Machines - External Hard Drive - Windows 98

I recently bought a USB - external hard drive, is there any possibility that I can run a Windows 98 environment on it? If so, what would be the steps I need to take? Else, what requirements am I ...
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Bridged Network not working on Ubuntu Guest, Windows 8 Host using VMWare

I'm using VMWare Workstation 11 (Ubuntu 15.04 Guest, Windows 8.1 Host) and bridged networking is operating fine on my home network; however, when I try using the same configuration on my work network ...
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Error while installing VMWare plugin for TeamCity

I'm trying to install VMWare plugin for TeamCity. I followed all steps from https://confluence.jetbrains.com/display/TW/Cloud-VMWare+plugin to the point. However, when I try to run the client via ...
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How to boot USB 3.0 in VMWare?

How would I go about booting a USB 3.0 drive (connected to a USB 3.0 port) in VMware 11.1.2 (build 2780323)? It's an Arch Linux installation. I have enabled USB 3.0 support in the USB Controller ...
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Buggy display when using Ubuntu 15 on virtualbox

things just sometimes stick and dont display correctly. Ubuntu 15.04 with unity. examples of faulty screens / displays that just don't seem to refresh correctly: first picture should have looked ...
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Log In problems outside VM

I've recently installed Tuleap on a CentOS VM running on VMWare. Everything works OK in the VM, but when I try to log in outside the VM (My physical computer) the log in doesn't work, the page is ...
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Kali on vmware, intel 7260 wont appear

I downloaded the latest kali virtual drive, after downloading and installing the latest kali on my actual computer with about the same issues, the wireless card was acknowledged, but otherwise ...
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How can I install 4 VMs on my Windows 7 PC?

I want to install 4 VM on my Windows 7 PC: 1 Linux kali 1 Windows 7 1 Windows 8 1 Windows Server 2012 I've read that I can't use hyper V, because it's not available on windows 7. VirtualBox seems ...
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What NIC is connected to what network in VMware VM

I have a requirement to create a VMware VM that must be connected to multiple networks (one vNIC for each network). IPs are assigned statically and are supplied via OVF environment properties. The IPs ...
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Why does my virtual machine get so slow?

What could cause a virtual machine to get really slow? I'm running vmware workstation with ubuntu 14.04 on a computer with quad core i7 processor, 8 GB of RAM and a decent hard drive (not ssd). I ...