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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 stop VMware player from resizing?

I just downloaded VMware player (I used to use Virtual Box, but I needed Windows Aero, and vbox doesn't support that yet) But it will automatically resize the guest when I resize the window, and I do ...
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Accessing vCenter Server from Internet (remote network)

I have this topology: And I would like to be able to give my users access to the vCenter Server through the Internet (I will use VPN here, but security is not the main concern here, at least not ...
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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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Install Windows on VMWare using USB flash drive

I have Windows install on USB drive and would like to install it to a VMWare virtual machine. When I create the new virtual machine and select install from it displays - Installer disc - No ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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How to share a VPN connection in a VMWare Guest VM with the Host

The need - This question is relevant for all of those who want to bypass their corporate's annoying VPN, and access their work/corporate network from their private computer, especially if the ...
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How to hide from a program that it is running on a virtual machine?

Some software contains tests to see if they are running on a virtual machine. It's very unpleasant to see alert messages such as "Sorry, this application cannot run under a Virtual Machine." and have ...
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Merging of VMDK files to Single VMDK - Diskname or some other argument is missing

Hi I would like merge vmdk files into one single file. I use vmware-vdiskmanager. I tried used this cmd C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation>vmware-vdiskmanager -r C:\Users ...
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ESXi Install error “Page tables relocation error: out of safe memory.”

I'm installing ESXi on a Lenovo G580. Its CPU supports hardware virtualisation and it has 4GB of RAM. While installing I get the error "Page tables relocation error: out of safe memory." repeatedly. ...
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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 shared folders disconnected by default

Shared folders on a guest VM are displaying the disconnected logo by default on each logon. If I double-click on the folder it connects (or changes the logo). How can I make it enabled by ...
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username is not in the sudoers file. This incident will be reported

I am running ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop using VMware Player. I am not sure why but I have an account called "User Account" in addition to my account that I usually login to use ubuntu. Well that was ...
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Add ISO inside Datastore of VMware VSphere Client

I rent a physical server inside OVH datacenter, I installed VMware ESXi 5.5 on it. I did not find where to add an ISO within the datastore. Should I install a plugin ?
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Bridging my VM with an OpenVPN adapter

Beginner user here,I start to slowly learn about networks, virtual machines and so. Here is my set up. I have a host system, running Windows 8.1. On my host system is installed OpenVPN, with a ...
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VMware ESXi 4.1 failing to delete files from datastore browser (vSphere Client)

Receiving Error stating "Error caused by file /vmfs/volumes/[ID]/Delete/Delete1 (Names a result of attempting to rename from some advice on VMware forums.) Any input is appreciated. P.S - I have ...
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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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How do I restrict a ESX client user to only their resource pool?

I have 5 servers running ESXi, they are managed by vCenter. I want to setup resource pools for various IT admins from each department, and limit them to create and manage VM’s in their own resource ...
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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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My Linux system starts freezing and CPU spiking sometimes when viewing media in Firefox until I reboot, how can I debug this?

Firefox will be maxing out CPU and freezing intermittently on a site like Pinterest. A youtube video may freeze for example with Firefox using a huge amount of cpu for several seconds and the fans ...
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VM Ware Display Window screen is small

VMware display windows screens is very small. How to resize it and make it in fix in window. Screenshot:
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EFI VMWare Virtual SCSI Hard Drive (0.0)

I am trying to turn on mavericks in VMWare but I get this error: "EFI VMWare Virtual SCSI Hard Drive (0.0)..." and then it restarts, again error, restart, error, restart and etc. Didn't understand ...
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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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Test RAID array read write speeds from boot disk

I have a VMware ESXi server with a local RAID 5 datastore formatted with VMFS. The RAID controller is a DELL PERC H710 hardware controller and the server is an R620. I get abysmal write speeds, ...
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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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Is there a way to share the guest OS Internet connection with the host OS with in VMware?

I have an USB Wi-Fi board without drivers for Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion). Sometimes I have to connect to the Internet using the external board and need to pass the Ubuntu Internet connection ...
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How to restore ubuntu backup?

I try to find a solution for my problem. I spent 3 days working, searching on this. My story: In 2010, i had installed ubuntu and windows 7. After half a year i made a backup with Acronis Boot CD, ...
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Getting stuck in loading while trying to run OSX on Vmware [closed]

I'm trying to run OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 on VMWare. I have followed this videotutorial with the only exception of setting 2 cores instead of 4 while editing VM specs -> ...
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How do I restore the operating system using Acronis?

I have made a backup using Acronis 2010. And I've tested it on vmware. And I'm having problems booting up the dual boot vm. After restoring from the .tib file. What do I do?What other software that ...
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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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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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How to change the resolution of the TTY on Arch Linux

I followed the Arch beginner's wiki to install on VMWare player (host is Windows 7) Arch without x-server and I would like to know how I can change the resolution of what I think is called the TTY to ...
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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 ...
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VMware Player cannot start a suspended VM from an SMB shared drive, says “Failed to lock the file”

I have a VMware Player VM located in a remote shared folder that resides on a Linux server. On the server side I have set up my file access permissions to the user ID used to open the shared folder, ...
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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 ...
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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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Online Windows Server Virtual Hard Drive Images for Use with VMWare Server 1.0

I have a remote Server running the VMWare hypervisor. I want to create a virtual machine running Windows Server. However I can't upload mine since my internet connection is slow (would take me days to ...
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VMWare: Linux host doesn't get NAT connection from Windows Host

I've been trying the last couple of days to get NAT networking to work. I am running VMWare workstation on Windows 7, and installed an Ubuntu image. The image starts up fine, but the vm does not get ...