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VMware software provides a completely virtualized set of hardware to the guest operating system.

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Cannot login ubuntu virtual machine after PC crash

I have a VMware Ubuntu virtu machain on WIN10 PC. PC crash while the VM still running. After reboot, I can open the VM but cannot login GUI or input any common in command mode. I enter my password in ...
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How to fix low webcam fps in VMware Fusion?

I’m using the webcam passthrough feature in VMware Fusion. However, the frame rate is very low. How do I fix this? Or could this problem perhaps be solved using an external webcam? Problem: ...
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How can Adobe Photoshop's trial in a VM have “expired” when it was installed today?

I created a new VM in VMware just the other day, with the latest Windows 10 Enterprise Trial. Then I installed Adobe Creative Cloud, with a freshly registered account, and downloaded Photoshop inside ...
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Where to install Veeam component and how configure backup? [closed]

Which Veeam B&R and Veeam One components should be installed on which host? I have two ESXi hosts. ESXi-1 and ESXi-2. Both have internal datastores but ESXi-2 has a large array so it will have the ...
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wifi at home does not work when the virtual machine is started

I was using my virtual machine normally, but I did something to network settings and it is block my Wi-Fi when started up. I have a VMnet8 which equals to NAT. But when I am connecting it to Vmnet 8 ...
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15 Minute SQL job stops overnight during Veeam Backup, must be manually restarted

I've tried digging into this from both the Veeam side and the SQL side but here is a strange issue. Windows 2012 R2 server running SQL 2014. Job runs every 15 minutes; imports from another database ...
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vmware: error-'CPU disabled by guest operating system' after i move the VirtualMachine folder?

i found my vmware cost a lot of space. I want to use 'squeeze' in vmware workstation. but i found my laptop's space is not enough. So, i copied this folder into my portable disk. after using squeeze ...
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Migrating vmnics to DVSwitch : Operation Timed Out

This setup is in Workstation version 16.1.0 build-17198959 vCenter version VMware-vCenter-Server-Appliance-6.7.0.45000-16708996_OVF10 (6.7 U3 J) ESXi version VMware-VMvisor-Installer-201912001-...
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VMWare Workstation: Which is the actual functioning of the VMnets: hub or switch?

I’m doing some experiments. I’m using VMWare Workstation 16 with 4 Windows 10 Pro 20H2 virtual machines. These machines are on the same VMnet (n.1) and on the same subnet (192.168.36.0/24) and I ...
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Host won't go to sleep while VMWare Workstation 16 Player is running

Sometime this year after I updated to version 16, VMWare Player will no longer allow my host Windows 10 PC to go to sleep while the program is running. Is there a setting I can change to allow this? ...
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Bluetooth button missing from Action Center on Windows 10 system with VMWare client installed

Problem: You have a Windows 10 system where the Bluetooth button is missing from the Action Center (the notifications panel), and all bluetooth features of Windows seem to be disabled. Furthermore, ...
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P2V Converted VMWare VM Guest has no keyboard input, how to get on screen keyboard to implement solution from other answer

This answer says 'Start the machine and use the on screen keyboard..' How do I use the on-screen keyboard? I can start the machine, but I get to the login window for Windows 10 and I cannot enter ...
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Can you add a physical computer (laptop) to a vm domain controller which sits on a host PC?

I saw this question but I'll provide a bit more description in bullet point. I created various virtual machines (2 to be exact) on my host PC - one a Server 2016 and another one Windows 10. Server ...
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RHEL Guest under Windows can only ping after reconfiguring then restarting networking

Host Windows 10 Guest RHEL 7.4 PRETTY_NAME="Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.4 (Maipo)" vmware player v 16.1.1 build-17801498 When I restart the guest (I have bridged networking, with ...
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configuring a printer in fedora using CUPS [closed]

How do I Configure a local serial printer and enable printer sharing and remote printer administration with CUPS.
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Configure NFS server for systems in a Network

I have installed nfs server using yum -y install nfs-utils. But I want to configure the NFS server service to export the /backups directory as read-write to all systems in the 192.168.26.0 network. ...
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Best AutoScalling solution for high resolution image processing

I need to come up with an auto-scaling solution for some high resolution imaging processing. Unfortunately, going to the cloud to run it won't be possible, for instance AWS, Azure etc. It need to be ...
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Is there a tweak that adds animation to open & close windows in Windows 98?

I am using Windows 98 in VMware and I just want to know if there is a program/tweak that adds windows 10/7 style animations when opening & closing windows in Windows 98. Like WindowFX but it's not ...
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VMware Workstation - Use a Dedicated NIC on a desktop with two NICs

I have installed a used Intel Pro/1000PT Quad in my workstation so VM's can have a dedicated NIC. Is there any HOWTO's on how to make sure the host does NOT use the port and to correctly configure ...
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join virtual windows to the local network created on host windows (win server 2012)

I've created a local network (mns.local) on windows server 2012 and installed the VMware on this windows (server 2012) then I installed the virtual windows 7 in VMware. How can I join virtual windows ...
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How to access a VM's server from my host with VMWare Workstation?

I set up a VM with VMWare Workstation and started an HTTP server in it. How can I send an HTTP request from my host's web browser now? Does VMWare Workstation automatically assign an accessible local ...
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VMware workstation (v16.1.1) Nat Network. 2 out of 4 guest machines unable to ping other guest machines

VMWare Workstation 16.1.1 on Windows 10 Professional host. Created 4 guest machines, each a trial version of Windows Server 2016 standard edition. On 2 of the machines I was unable to ping the other 3 ...
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Windows Crash After Connecting Iphone To Xcode 12 On A VM

I'm actually developping on a vmware of MacOS Catalina 10.15.5 with Xcode 12. I want to test my app on a physical phone so I connect my iphone to the VM with no problem but when i want to connect it ...
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VT-x and VT-d Enabled in BIOS, but not working

My System: Win10 Pro 20H2 i7-4790k GTX-1060 6G msi z97 In the BIOS, VT-x and VT-d are both enabled, but if I try to launch a VM in VMWare or VBox, I get an Error that VT-x is disabled. The Intel ...
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Esxi not reading all installed memory

So i have esxi with installed memory 12 GB The vmware reads 8gb only I have raid hardesk And SSD THICK PROVISIONS data store So why the esxi reads only 8GB?
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This processor does not support XSAVE. This machine cannot be powered on

I have a problem with VMware. When I try to power on my Windows 7 VM, this error appears. Just a week ago, I was able to power on this virtual machine. And I also recently installed WSL (Windows ...
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VMware Virtual Machine - Can I duplicate mouse/keyboard inputs

I'm new to the virtual machines and I would like to learn some info about input broadcasting. If I have multiple clients active in vmware (multiple vms), can I send my mouse/keyboard actions to all of ...
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DHCP Options in VMware Fusion

I tried to get my DHCP server on vmnet2 to include an option for a particular host, so I added this configuration below the "DO NOT MODIFY SECTION" block in the relevant config file (/...
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Connect VMware Workstation 16 Player to the internet

Running VMware Workstation 16 Player on a Windows 10 Home (ver 20H2) host. The virtual machine itself is Windows XP The host is connected to the internet via wi-fi using the built in Qualcomm Atheros ...
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Migrate Ubuntu VM from VirtualBox to VMWare, lost internet

I have a Ubuntu (18) VM that I did a minimal install. I used it for a while in VirtualBox and everything works, network interface came up on its own. Then I decided I need to migrate to VMWare Player. ...
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Create virtual machine with vmrun?

I am using vmware's workstation pro, and I need to be able to manage multiple virtual machines remotely. Is it possible to use vmrun to create a virtual machine? Or can it only control already created ...
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No internet connection on VMware after VirtualBox installation

After the installation of VirtualBox, my VMware virtual machines are not able to connect to internet. I tried to modify all the possible settings (bridging, NAT ecc). The default settings doesn't work;...
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VMWare Workstation 16 Windows 10 not enough physical memory is available to power on this virtual machine

Workstation 16.1.0 windows 10 64bit 8GB RAM VM settings: Error message: Steps tried to resolve: Run as Administrator Tried vmmon.disableHostParameters = “TRUE” in config.ini.
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ssh a CentOS machine installed in VMWare in different machine

I have installed a Centos7 in VMWare WorkStation in my wife's laptop and we can use putty to login in to the machine and access it from my wife's laptop. I am trying to access the CentOs7 from putty ...
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i3 in vmware doesn't share clipboard with host windows-machine

My main os is Windows, I then run ubuntu in VmWare. Before switching to i3 on gnome, I used Ubuntu gnome. In Ubuntu, I could share the clipboard between the windows-host and the ubuntu-virtual machine ...
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Can I have an os on a usb that can be used ran as a vm and as a physical machine?

I want to be able to have a linux distro stored on a usb which I can run on both my windows and mac computers as a vm and also possibly being able to physically boot the vm on my mac as running 2 ...
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Low disk space shows in Ubuntu inside VmWare

I have a vmware and inside that I have installed ubuntu 20.04. Initially I have assigned 180GB for the VM disk space. But inside my ubuntu OS, I am getting an error saying low disk space. I am pretty ...
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network setting automatically switched to Bridged in VMWare Player

I was trying to setup a lab environment for Vulnhub box. I ran both Kali VM and Kioptrix level 1 VM on VMWare Workstation Player. I heard that I should set the network adaptor of both VMs using NAT or ...
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When installing ESXi 7.0 on a VM hosted by ESXi 5.5, installer does not detect any disks?

This is a old lab environment with a ESXi5.5 server which I cannot upgrade since it is not owned by me. I need to setup a ESXi 7.0 for educational reasons. As stated in the subject, I need to install ...
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Is Constant 100% CPU Usage Okay? VMware ESXi 6.5

So, I have this Dell Server running ESXi 6.5 with around 15 running VMs. The host server has 2 x Intel Xeon CPUs Silver 4210 (so, 2 x 10 cores x 2 sockets), summing up 40 logical cores. I have set up ...
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Let VMware keep focus when mouse is outside of window [duplicate]

I'm using VMware player 16 on win10. As soon as my mouse moves outside of the VM I can no longer type in the VM. My expectation is that I should have to click on another window before I can no longer ...
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Internet connection on redhat 8 in vmware

When I select DHCP then I can browse Internet but when I manually set IP address I can not browse on my vmware workstation. How can I configure my laptop & VMware workstation to browse internet ...
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ESXi 7 Hardware Sensors on Dell OptiPlex 7040

I am running ESXi 7 as Hypervisor 1 on OptiPlex 7040 with Intel Core i7-6700k 4.0 GHz and 32GB RAM hosting 4 virtual machines. Everything is working well, except for the lack of Host System Sensors ...
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Make virtual machine work on local network

I run VMware Workstation on Windows 10 machine that is connected to network via ethernet adapter that has defined static IP address 192.168.103 . Network has DHCP server enabled on wifi router that ...
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what is the default queue length of ESXi Storage Stack?

Imagine the queue depth of PVSCSI is set to 256 and queue depth of Driver(LUN) is set to 32. In case if 128 IOPS occurs in the guest OS, then 32 out of 128 are processed, and the remaining 96 IOPS are ...
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Connect VMware horizon client to RDP

I have been using Remmina to connect to a windows VM over RDP. The VM runs in Virtualbox. The VM is configured to provide RDP access, and that all works. However for another situation I was recently ...
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if ESXi runs under balanced profile and guest VM runs under low power profile what will be the final result?

I do not have any infrastructure under my control so I am not able to test it and I thought to get the answer to my question here. So, if I set the power profile of esxi server into balanced via BIOS ...
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Cycle multiple monitors button not shown in VMware 16 Pro

I'd like to use two monitors for my Windows 10 virtual machine; to do that the VMware official website says that I should click on the Cycle Multiple Monitors button, but I didn't find it in any of ...
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Running bash script on boot - ESXi 7

I'm using nested ESXi setup and kind of important to run post clone bash to clean UUID, vmkernel nics MAC's and restarting them, since non of the other solutions are working properly in nested ESXi7 ...
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Windows10 do not allow using the VMware

Today,when I run the VMware after installing it, the problem (like the below picture) is happening. I can not find the solution online and do not solve after reinsall the VMware. I would appreciate it ...

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