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Questions tagged [vmware-workstation]

A desktop virtualization solution offered by VMware, for Windows and Linux hosts.

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VMware Workstation network setting changes automatically?

This is my Linux guest IP Address setting in VMware Workstation. Virtual network set to Custom Host-only. Linux 1 Network Adapter : Custom (VMnet1) : 192.168.254.11 Network Adapter 2 : ...
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How to access a serial device from VM Server

I have a serial device that is physically connected to my Window PC. From my window, I can use "PUTTY" to set up the connection to access this device and do some extra work after login this device. ...
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VMware BSOD 0x07

Long story short - was running Win 7 on VMware for a while, then decided to install an antivirus, ran a scan, and it now BSODs on me. What I've tried - fixed MBR, ran chkdsk, removed the antivirus, ...
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Determine current VMWare vmx used

How do I determine the current VMWare workstation vmx name a user is currently using? Is there a Linux command to determine this that can be run on the Host OS? This command will be used to verify to ...
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Do latest windows insider preview builds work in vmware workstation 12?

I need to install and use Windows Insider running as a guest in vmware. I have an available license for vmware workstation 12, which appears to be the maintenance release branch. Will these two work ...
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Unable to boot from ISO in an already installed guest of VMware 12

I have VMware 12. I have a Windows VM that works well. Now I need on the same VM to boot from an ISO instead of the guest image. But it never goes for the ISO and always boots with the guest image. ...
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How to open virtual machines in tabs in VMware Workstation 14?

I have 3 different operating system as virtual machine and I want to switch between them in tabs, not different VMware Workstation windows. Is it possible? By the way I am using VMware Workstation as ...
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Windows 10 Host, VM Workstation Player 14, Guest Windows server 2016 (trial version) - install error

VMWorkstation Player 14.1.2 build-8497320 Windows 10 Preview [Version 10.0.17704.1000] I tried to install the trial version of Windows 2016 server without a licence key. VMWare detected it was ...
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VMWare Workstation Pro 14 shared clipboard not working

I have a VMWare Workstation Pro 14.1.2 setup with a Windows 10 host and multiple Ubuntu 18.04 guests. The shared clipboard does not work in any of the Ubuntu guests. I tried reinstalling the Open VM ...
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Would like to use CentOS in VMware as a DHCP server for other virtual machines

I'm using three VMs: one is CentOS, while the others are Kali and Ubuntu. I would like to use the CentOS one as the DHCP server and others as the host. Even though they can ping between each other, ...
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unable to run VMware workstation pro14 on windows 10

I have tried to install workstation pro 14 on my windows 10. I disabled windows defender antivirus before running the setup as an administrator and I noticed that but I keep getting 2 services not ...
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No taskbar preview only for vmware workstation (windows 10)

The taskbar preview is not visible only for Vmware workstation, while it works for all the other apps (see images). How to fix it? OS: Windows 10 Vmware Workstation version: 14.1.2
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Paste non-ASCII characters into console of a Virtual Machine

Host OS: Windows 10.0.15063 Build 15063 Enterprise Guest OS: Ubuntu 18.04 Server (headless - no X Windows running) VMWare Workstation 14.1.2 Pro I am able to view non-ASCII characters in the Ubuntu ...
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How can I use VMware on a Windows Server 2016 VPS?

If I try to do that, I get: " VMware Workstation and Hyper-V are not compatible. Remove the Hyper-V role from the system before running VMware Workstation. " I tried lots of tutorials... none work. ...
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Set caps lock to esc on vmware workstation (ubuntu host and windows guest)

I'd like to set caps lock to ESC in a Windows 7 machine running under vmware workstation 14 as guest with Ubuntu as the host OS. I'm following the instructions here. As a test (before setting caps ...
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VMWare Workstation vmmon broken on Ubuntu 18.04

I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 and the vmmon.ko module for VMWare Workstation 12.5.9 now fails to build. /usr/lib/vmware/modules/source/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c: In function ‘LinuxDriverInitTSCkHz’: /...
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Is it possible to add a VM to an existing VLAN on a physical network?

I have a Cisco ASA 5505 running firewalls and other network functionalities including a VLAN and I have VMware workstation running multiple VM that have Active Directory, DNS, and other services. I ...
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Does VMware Workstation use special large pages/huge pages by default?

According to some pretty old source, ESX is using special large pages by default, but ESX is some kind of OS in itself and therefore has full control of memory management. That is different for VMware ...
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Kali linux no internet in terminal but browser works fine

Kali linux 2018 amd64 in VM Workstation Since the last few days, I cannot connect to internet in terminal. Internet works fine in tor & firefox browser, but I can't make an update in terminal. I ...
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Unable to Defrag Windows 10 instance in VMWare on SSD

I'm using VMWare Workstation 12 Pro on a Windows 7 Pro host which is using a single SSD. On VMWare I have a Windows 10 Pro installation, which I backup at least twice a week to different NAS boxes as ...
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How to stop VMware from capturing keys when not in focus?

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop and I've just installed VMware® Workstation 14 Pro (build 14.1.1 build-7528167). I'm having a problem in that after starting vmware and opening a virtual machine (...
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VMware Workstation hardware compatibility and availability of high resolution text modes (GRUB2)

Recently I ran across an interesting phenomenon. I have a bunch of VM "templates" for a number of Linux distros so I can easily clone and spin up a VM for the respective distro. In order to make best ...
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Access Site on localhost from a vmware

I have setup a LAMP stack on my home os, and i want to test out some stuff, from vmware. I have windows 10 as my home os, and windows 7 installed on vmware. The site is reacheable on my home os, as ...
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Bridged network connection using VMWare Workstation doesn't work

Environnement : Host OS : Windows 10 VM software : VMWare Workstation 14 Player Guest OS : CentOS 7 I've being using the NAT network setting previously and it worked fine. Now I need to use the "...
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VMWARE Workstation unable to install virtual adapters in Windows 10

I am having a weird issue on my machine. I instaled Workstation Pro12 on my WIndows 10 machine. During the installation, the setup deleted existing Vmnet adapters and tried to create new ones. However ...
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VMware Workstation pro 12.5.9 Copy and paste not working

Im having problems getting the copy and paste functionality working using VMware Workstation pro 12.5.9. The host and guest are both Win 10 x64. VMtools are installed too. Ive tried the following but ...
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How can I create a VMWare virtual machine that boots an existing (EFI) Fedora installation?

I have a Fedora and Windows installation on the same disk, and have been trying to get VMWare Workstation Player in Windows to boot the Fedora partition, but for some reason the machine doesn't boot. ...
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Binary Translation not working in VMware Workstation 12

Since upgrading my whole PC I am unable to run VMs in Binary Translation mode. VT-x / Intel Virtualisation Technology is enabled in the BIOS however I require Binary Translation for use in Windows ...
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Exclusive mode in VMWare Workstation is not working correctly

I am using VMWare Workstation 14 Pro (Version:14.1.0 build-7370693). Host OS is Ubuntu 17.10 and guest OS are Mac-OS X (10.13 high sierra) and Windows 10. Problem is when I enter in exclusive mode in ...
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How to run VMware image (OVA) and Dockerfile simultaneously on a single Windows 10?

Please don't block my account because of this stupid question :) I am aware of Hyper-V incompatibility with VMWare, but in case I've missed something. Is it even possible to run virtual machine OVA ...
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VMware boot into exclusive mode automatically

I know there are other questions (with accepted answers) discussing this exact thing, but none of the answers are actually answers, and the questions are 4 or 5 years old. Force Exclusive Mode in ...
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I cannot ping/connect my VM on VMware Workstation

So I have a Windows 10 PC. I have installed VMware Workstation and created a Windows 10 VM. However, I cannot ping or connect to it. I have made the network in bridged mode and given the same gateway....
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How can I prevent the VMware toolbar from displaying without locking the mouse in the machine with exclusive mode?

When I use VMware workstation, I have the host machine on another monitor and I want to use both, but every time I go to a tab on the guest machine, the toolbar drops down and gets in the way. If I ...
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Windows 7 SP1 with NVMe driver does not load on VMWare 14

I am testing Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 on VMWare first as right now I do not have real NVMe drive. After integrating MS hotfix KB2990941 & 3087873 the resulting Windows 7 SP1 64 ISO boots in EFI mode ...
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Cisco Jabber in a VMware virtual machine: the interlocutor hears me, but I cannot hear the interlocutor

I use Cisco Jabber 11.8.4 Build 52954 in a virtual machine. Guest: Windows 10 x64 1607 Professional Host: Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate VMware Workstation Pro 14.1.1 build-7528167 When I make a call on ...
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Host can't talk to the guest VM when the IP is changed from DHCP assigned dynamic to static

TL;DR: Host can ping NAT connected Guest VM when DHCP IP is used on guest, can't when static ip used. Help. So I've been trying to setup a NAT based LAN that the host can communicate with where each ...
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If my ip is 192.168.0.108 how can I access a virtual machine within a range of 192.168.1.0/24?

My Network range is : 192.168.0.0/24 I got a VM with static IP preconfigured within the range of 192.168.1.0/24 I started the VM but don't have access to the netwrok. Don't know the password to ...
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How to ping a computer inside a subnet setup using vmware's virtual network editor connected via NAT?

My Computer runs 3 VMs: vmInfra(10.0.99.99), vmPrime(10.0.99.11) and vmDeux(10.0.99.12). The setup looks like this: When I ping my physical host (10.0.99.1) from any of the VMs, it can find it, but ...
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How can I resume use of a Windows 10 VM under VMware Workstation Player 14?

I have a VM (Windows 10 guest) which I have been using for a while, and most recently under VMware Workstation Player 12 (with license key purchased but no upgrade to Pro). After issues not related to ...
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How can I obtain an analogue to vmware-diskmanager?

I asked How can I make a V2P transition from a VMware disk image to a disk partition? recently, and had a followup question that might do better as a separate question. How can I do the work of ...
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VMWare workstation and hyper-V are not compatible. Remove the hyper-V role

Im running VMWare for virtualization and as you all know VMWare and Hyper-V are sworn enemies. After the last windows update Hyper-V was enabled again, but it was easy to just disable, so it worked ...
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unable to install VMware workstation 14 in windows 10

VMInstallHcmon Failed to install the hcmon driver. OK Any solutions?
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How to share folders between host and guest in VMware?

I'm using the following set up: Host: Windows 10. Guest: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. VMware Workstation 12 player (free edition). I've enabled the sharing folders option on the host as shown in the picture ...
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VM Workstation host adapter MAC address

VM Workstation has the feature to change a MAC address of a virtual adapter of a virtual machine, there is a possibility in VM settings / Virtual adapter / advanced. Does anybody know how the set the ...
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VMware Workstation and Hyper-V are not compatible

I installed VMworkstation on a fresh Windows 10 operating system. When I tried to create any machine I got the following error: VMware Workstation and Hyper-V are not compatible. Remove the Hyper-V ...
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Does VMWare Workstation create virtual network adapters other than vmnet1 and vmnet8?

I noticed with VMWare Workstation the default virtual network adapters on the host are VMNet1 and VMNet8 (Host Only and NAT). If I add additional virtual networks, they do not appear in the Network ...
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Mac Guest (virtual-machine) can't disable big display scaling

The problem is described on the animated gif: https://media.giphy.com/media/3oFzmnDa3LdMZue8Du/giphy.gif so I'm trying to reset Mac guest resolution to normal but it scales everything and it becomes ...
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GNS3 windows XP appliance shows blue screen

I have added a windows xp appliance to GNS3 from a working copy of a vmdk file after configuring the image as required but if open the console (TightVNC) as depicted above I am unexpectedly shocked to ...
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VMware player unable to start services

Hi my vmware player is unable to start because of kernel module updater. When I do "install updates" , it just stops services, doing something at background and stops immediately telling that "Unable ...
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Unable to get yubikey neo u2f working in Linux inside of VMWare Workstation

I am unable to get my YubiKey Neo U2F working in VMWare Workstation Pro 12.5. Testing it against Yubico's test site or against Akisec's test site both fail in the guest operating system (running ...