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

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Fuzzy or blurry Browser windows - VMWare - HW Acceleration issue

I face this issue only on VMWare Workstation 16 with Windows 10 or 11 Guest OS. Not on Host OS at all. Contents in Google Chrome or MS Edge appear blurry/fuzzy or a bit washed or sometimes some part ...
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The .host:/ do not show the shared directory name

I follow this VMware shared directory settings up tutorial: when I get to this step: sudo vmhgfs-fuse .host:/shared /mnt/hgfs/shared -o allow_other -o uid=1000 then I want to check the files below ....
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Vagrant package with VMware

I am trying to use vagrant with an existing VM (VMware Fusion) to not lose everything I already have but I saw that vagrant package only works with Virtualbox. I found this plugin which seems to make ...
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VMWare, Cannot ping Linux guest from Windows 10 host in a wireless network: How do I disable a NDIS 6 Filter Driver?

I have the same problem as described in https://stackoverflow.com/questions/69613949/vmware-cannot-ping-linux-guest-from-windows-10-host-over-bridged-connection.: a VM (Ubuntu-VM in VMWare Player on ...
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Unable to boot linux from USB CF card reader on vmware

I have a CF card that has Red hat linux installed on it and its booting fine on actual PC. Now I need to boot a virtual machine from this CF card. I have tried to connect it to vmware workstation ...
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In vmware's unity mode, how to make the client's tray display on the host

I have some applications running on the client, they have a tray and some message alerts are displayed on the tray icon (e.g. Telegram) But when I use unity mode, I find that these tray icons are not ...
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How Is it possible to use virtualization engine options in vmware workstation when using Hypervisor?

I use the vmware workstations virtualization engine heavily, but I noticed after enabling WSL2 which requires the Hypervisor to be enabled, I can no more run any virtualization with those options ...
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How can I increase the resolution of Kubuntu 20.04.4 LTS in VMware Workstation Pro 15?

Environment: Hypervisor: VMWare Workstation Pro 15.0.0 Host: Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate Guest: Kubuntu 20.04.4 LTS. VMware extension pack installed, guest was installed via VMware EasyInstall. How ...
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Using Vmware or other virtual enviroment is it possible tio import your Windows Partition instead of using a new iso

I have a windows 10 physical partition that is gathering dust - its a performance nightmare. Most times I do Linux. Now I am aware using a windows iso files and importing it into vmware but Using ...
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unable to mount CD rom drive

i am using CentOS 7 on vmware esxi host, when i tried to install vmware tools or mount any media on the cdrom it does not show up in linux machine, cdrom does not have any entry in /dev [root@...
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VM in VMWare Workstation keeps changing IP

I have a proprietary VM that is Linux based. When I deploy it under VMware Workstation, its IP changes once in a while after reboot (always go up by 1). Both this VM and an Ubuntu VM are deployed ...
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Why the VM windows 7 can't access internet?

This is the ipv4 configuration in the virtual machine of Windows 7 pro Ip address: 192.168.100.40 Subnet mask: 255.255.255.0 Gateway: 192.168.100.1 I used static addressing. The network parameters are ...
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OS-update in VMWare "Template VM" - possible to propagate to the LINK:ed VM:s?

OS-update in VMWare "Template VM" - possible to propagate to the LINK:ed VM:s? To elaborate; using VMware Workstation 15 Pro I have a Windows 10 "Template" from which I have ...
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Best way to route USB devices when using VMWare Workstation and VMWare-KVM

I am using VMWare Workstation, but in order to hide the host from my users all VMs I want to deploay will run in VMware-KVM. When connecting a USB device to the host, the different classes of devices ...
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Ryzen (Zen2) super slow VMWare Workstation emulation on Windows 10. But why?

I know, kind of a vague question but I have nowhere else to turn to. We wish to run virtual machines on one of our work machines and we can't figure out why it is so slow. No matter what guest OS we ...
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Connect to host with VMWare Horizon Client via command line

Based on Horizon Client Configuration Settings and Command-Line Options, I'm trying to connect to a host from a Mac with this: /Applications/VMware\ Horizon\ Client.app/Contents/MacOS/vmware-view \ --...
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Ansible to set IOPS limits on all disks of all vCenter guest VMs

For some testing reason I need to set all VM disks IOPS limits for all VMs on given vCenter (a) to some given number or (b) to unlimited. I planed to use API calls to get VM list, the disks list, the ...
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Windows 95 VM not booting on VMware

So I finish the first reboot when I try to install windows 95 and when I boot. All I get is this "While initializing device IOS: Windows protection error. You need to restart your computer." ...
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Some Virtual Machines can't co-exist with WSL

Some of my virtual machines in VMWare (Windows guests) only work when 'Virtual machine platform' is disabled in 'Optional windows features' This in turn breaks WSL Anyone else encountered this. This ...
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VMWare Player 16, Windows 10 host, Centos 8 guest: In first Centos machine internet connection works, but in second it is not working

I have VMware® Workstation 16 Player 16.2.3 build-19376536. I have Windows 10 host, Centos 8 guest. I have two Centos 8 images from my client. In first Centos image internet connection works perfectly....
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Unable to install all modules.See log /tmp/vmware/vmware-{Host}-vmware-14067.log for details.(Exit code1)

While running VMware 16 pro in My Linux Kernel i got a Error Like this..Here is the Error of Picture Can Anyone give me solution for this :)
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VMWare: The private IPs of my Virtual machines configured on NAT still perfectly visible on host machine

I have 2 virtual machines configured and running on VMWare (Ubuntu and Kali). Both these machines are attached have a single network interface configured on VMWare which is the NAT interface. From my ...
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I no longer have a monitor with my virtual machine and the other with mac

Before a few updates I was able to have my virtual machine up on the right monitor and the mac on my left. However, since updates if I click on anything I have open in the virtual machine it opens up ...
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I cannot convert successfully VMWare Fusion to Paralles

I have a macOS host and macOS virtual machine on VMWare with the extension .vmwarevm and I wanted to convert it to .pvm Parallels Extension. Parallels was able to do that but it didn't detect any OS ...
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In Clash's TUN mode(simliar to VPN), how to prohibit VMware virtual machines go through the host proxy

Because of some requirements, I am using Clash's TUN mode for the global proxy of the host (which is similar to VPN), but I don't want the virtual machine to go through the proxy. I want the machine ...
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Dropbox.com works in VM host but not guest, all other sites work in guest

Dropbox.com works in VM host but not guest, all other sites work in guest. Host: MacOS 11 VM: VMWare Fusion 12 Guest: Arch Linux, VM NAT networking No iptables rules in VM. ca-certificates (20210603-1)...
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"Unable to connect to the MKS: Too many socket connect attempts" when trying to launch a virtual machine in VMware Workstation Pro 14.1.1

I am trying to launch a virtual machine in VMware Workstation Pro 14.1.1. Host: Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate. Guest: Microsoft Windows 10. I get the error message "Unable to connect to the MKS: ...
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Can't access private machine/ip when connected to VPN

I want to access a server (CentOS) on an internal network directly via browser/http when connected to an (already established Fortinet) VPN. This (VMWare) server is functional, connected to the ...
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How to set the clipboard sharing mode to one-way only in vmware workstation/player

I noticed that VMware's clipboard sharing is a two-way sharing, but because I often run dangerous software in the virtual machine, I don't want the dangerous software inside the virtual machine to ...
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VM gone after hard reboot

I have a serious problem here. After I forced a reboot of a freezed ESXi server, a VM is literally gone. When I ssh to the host and run ls -lah inside the datastore, it returnes: /vmfs/volumes/...
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kali linux not taking keyboard input at login page when running on vmware

I have recently installed VMWare to use Kali Linux on it but upon reaching the login page I wasn't able to type my username/password, it wasn't taking any keyboard input (even with a virtual keyboard) ...
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VMWare VM's get laggy and disk W/R is really slow

I'm having an issue with VMWare VM's where they get really laggy and disk Write/Read speeds get reaaaally slow when copying files from a network shared folder from my PC to the VM. It seems that ...
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Convert gzipped backup of Windows System Drive to OVA / VDI

I want to convert a native Windows 8.1 installation into a VM-File, in order to run it under Proxmox or ESXi. Is there a realistic way to convert a backup-file of the system drive, produced on a linux ...
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Migrating VMWare VM (containing Windows system full-disk encrypted with VeraCrypt) to KVM

I have problems trying to migrate VMWare VM (Windows 10, full system ecnryption via VeraCrypt) to KVM. If I try to convert via qemu-img convert -O qcow2 ./src.vmdk ./dst.qcow2 then I get "No ...
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Ping Linux virtual mashine from Win10 host

I start Linux virtual mashine via Wmware on Win 10 host. In Wmware Network settings I chose host only. After pinging VM from host I received answer "Request timed out". How can I solve this, ...
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VMware port forwarding issues

I am new to GNU/Linux. I want to host my own web server/website so that I can use it on my other devices on my home network (using WiFi). I don't know how to proceed. Can someone guide me? I am on ...
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Does SSD degrade if I regularly turn WSL and Virtual Machine Platform off and on?

For my work, I need to use Docker Desktop while on my free time I use VMWare to run some Guest OS. The performance of any virtual machines run using VMWare is slow when WSL2 + Virtual Machine Platform ...
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VM process 20 times slower than before after reinstalling Windows system on real machine

I'm facing a strange problem and I wonder if someone could give me an idea to solve it: I have a rather powerful PC under a Windows 10 OS, built on an Intel I9-9900K CPU with 64 Go DDRAM and a not ...
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Why private VMware network recognized as unidentified (public) network?

I have two virtual machines in VMware: Domain controller and DNS server (10.250.0.21) Application container (10.250.0.31) I have a virtual NIC (VMnet1) on the host configured as "Host-only"...
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Prevent windows to use physical network adapter used for virtual machine

I have pc with windows 10 and two physical network adapters. One is for corporate/domain network and second for internet connection. I have virtual pc with vmware and i want use this internet adapter ...
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Ubuntu running on vmware-kvm with Dual Screens

I'm trying to find a way to use Ubuntu 64-bit on vmware-kvm.exe with dual screens. Ubuntu runs perfectly fine but I can't use my two monitors unless I use VMware workstation player. I've been ...
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Network is unreachable (HTTPS works fine, HTTP does't work)

I have a home network behind a microtik router (The most simple configuration). The computer connected to the router with windows 10, WSL with Ubuntu can't knock anywhere on http, but everything works ...
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Copy&Paste does not working in VMWare Workspace 16

I'm using Windows 10 HP Laptop from my company. Installed VMWare to use Linux system (CentOs 7), and everything works just fine until the thing with the copy paste. Tried to reinstall VMWare tools, ...
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Windows key not working in vSphere Web-Console

I'm trying to globaly enable the passtrought of windows key presses on the VMware vSphere web console. The windows key is required because the users want to use several Windows + ... shortkeys for ...
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Boot VMWare from USB image with data persistence

I have a Linux live USB with persistence. USB boots and works fine in VMWare when added as Generic SCSI drive. I made an image of it on my local machine. I have booted from this image as CD/DVD drive ...
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Automatically cycle Multiple Monitors on Ubuntu VM bootup

I'm using VMware Workstation 16 Pro. HOST OS -> Windows 10. GUEST OS -> Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (with open-vm-tools installed). I have enabled 'entering full screen mode after powering on' for Ubuntu ...
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No Internet in Kali Linux in VMware® Workstation 16 Pro

There are not any networks in my Kali Linux instance. Reconnecting USB wifi, restarting Vmware, restarting network service do not fix anything. Is there any thing I can do to connect back to the ...
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Choose which devices to show in Task Manager Performace tab

Since I installed VMware Workstation 16 Player, it added 2 "devices" to the task manager Performance tab: VMware Network Adapter VMnet1 and VMware Network Adapter VMnet8. They don't give me ...
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Virtualization is not working anymore after installing WSL on the host

I run windows 10 version 20H2 build 19042 and use VMWare Workstation version 16.2.1 as a hosted hypervisor. I installed WSL on one of the VMs and activated nested virtualization. It was perfectly ...
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Vmware act like WSLv2 and expose services as localhost from the HOST os perspective

I am looking for a way to make my own pseudo docker desktop setup in Windows using VMware Player. Background I have been using and Docker desktop on Windows with WSLv2 for the past 3 years since it ...
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