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

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VMWare MacOS 10.15 Ethernet not connecting to host internet

I own an AMD PC (Ryzen CPU and AMD GPU) and I've followed this tutorial to create a VM instance of MacOS Catalina on my Windows 10 computer: https://amd-vm.hackintosh-guides.ml/ This tutorial was ...
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VMWare Workstation: limit network access from guest to one physical adapter on host

I have a Windows 7 guest system VM that has access to the Windows 10 host network using VMNet8, i.e. natted connection. The host has two physical NICs: one is connected to a private LAN, the other ...
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Can't ssh into freshly installed Ubuntu Server 20.04

So I just installed a bare Ubuntu Server 20.04 in VMWare using bridged networking. It has an IP address, it has internet, I can ping websites, I can update and install new packages, I can even SSH ...
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Migrating from Virtual Switch to Distributed fails randomly

I'm migrating from Virtual Switch to Distributed Switch in vCenter. Windows Server (DNS) - 192.168.10.2 vCenter - 192.168.10.5 I have 2 Clusters with following esxi hosts. Compute Cluster ...
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How to Change the System Manufacturer, Model, BIOS, Display, etc in Vmware Workstation 15, No .rsrc file

Trying to change the System Manufacturer, System Model, the BIOS, and the Display so it doesn't say its VMware. I've tried messing with the Registry Keys but that didn't work, then I tried what seemed ...
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VMware workstation, openvswitch and tap ports - connectivity issues

playing around with SDN's and being challenged by what should be a simple setup. Ubuntu 18.04 base machine, openvswitch installed. Workstation 14 installed on this system. Goal, have 2 VM's link ...
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VMware Workstation 15. Shared workstations. Use multiple storage places for guest OS

I am using VmWare 15 Workstation software with Windows 10, with shared workstations. I need to place every guest machine to the separate physical hard disk. It is impossible via VmWare Workstation ...
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How to make mouse move between vmware and host without ctrl+alt

I have VMware Workstation 15.5 player, and i have a linux machine installed as guest. I recently upgraded it and since then i have to release the mouse by clicking ctrl+alt, where it was moving ...
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Certificate issue making HTTPS connection to VMWare Workstation VM with NAT adapter

I'm running a VM under VMWare Workstation 15, whose purpose is to be a QA/test environment for an enterprise software product. Relevant details: The VMWare Workstation host is a Windows 10 laptop ...
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VMware® Workstation 15 Pro guest Bridged cannot be accessed from other computers on the network

I have couple of Virtual Ubuntu guests on VMware® Workstation 15 Pro running on Windows10 Host. I have other computers in the house. my db server is on one of the guests. I can access them either NAT ...
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VMware Workstation: The process cannot access the file because another process has locked a portion of the file

I'm stuck with this message in VMware Workstation 15.5.2 and unable to turn on the VM. Deleting .lck files that many people suggest doesn't help. Here is the full error message: The process cannot ...
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Windows Host, Linux guest. Reserve IP address for Nat IP address on VMware Workstation

Ubuntu 20-04 Guest OS My Host is Windows 10 Using VMWare Workstation Tech preview 20H1 I'd like to ensure that ip address X is static, i.e always the same for a particular VM client X eg my Ubuntu ...
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Couldn't get VMCI driver version Error VMWare WorkStation

While installing Windows 10 on my VMWare Workstation Pro 15, I kept getting this error Any hint on how should I fix it ?
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VMWare Player 15.5 controls not showing?

There are usually some controls here in Workstation i.e. view, menu For some reason I cannot see them and there seems to be no option to enable the controls?
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Sharing internet connection of the virtual machine with the host

My company enforces a strict internet connection policy, which requires every computer to install certain softwares that I found quite troublesome. To deal with it, I set up a virtual machine with ...
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Dual Boot & VM Using VMWare (Win10 Host KDE Neon Guest)

I have a local KDE Neon installation on my separated SATA SSD. I want to use this SSD for dual-boot and VM. I tried to add the disk to the VM, by using the physical disk feature. However, no matter ...
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Switching a VM to/from LAN when Cisco AnyConnect is disconnected/reconnected

Question Here is my current setup (refer to the diagram below): Within my local LAN, call that LAN1, I have a Windows 10 Enterprise laptop called host2. Within host2 I have running VMware Workstation ...
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Why can't I run a oVirt Hosted Engine on VMware?

I have VMware Pro and I just want to have a play around with oVirt. The installation was successful but when I go to the control panel and try to create a Hosted Engine it loads for a bit then says ...
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Trying to virtualize Windows 7 Embedded into a VMWare Workstation 15 makes unbootable image

I'm trying to virtualize the OS from our DVR running Windows 7 Embedded Standard so that I can have a copy of it in my VMWare Workstation 15. Here's the steps I took: Downloaded and ran Disk2vhd on ...
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How do I setup serial port 1 with VmWare 15?

I'm using VMware 15 with Windows 10. I need to use Serial ports 1 & 2. It is only allowing me to use serial ports 2 & 3. If I use Add it does not give a choice for serial port 1. I'm ...
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Does VMware Workstation support PCI Passthrough with the VT-d technology?

Does the VMware Workstation v15.5.1 support USB Passthrough on a Host composed of the Z68x chipset with Intel i7-3770 CPU, which has the VT-d feature enabled (also known as: IOMMU virtualization) ? ...
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On QEMU TightVNC, how can I make it full screen without the black borders

I'm using GNS3 with VMware and TightVNC as the terminal. Is there a way to make the terminal full screen in the monitor without the black borders (see picture) ? I know in Virtualbox I can do it by ...
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Can I continue use my VMware Workstation virtual machine before a snapshot completed?

I'm using VMware Workstation on Windows. When I create a snapshot while my guest VM is running, it will take long time (probably more than 10 minutes) to complete the whole process. During this period,...
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What does VMware do when it is “Waiting for connection”?

Today I noticed a screen saying "Waiting for connection" in VMware. I think it shows every time the VM boots, but it's usually very brief. This time, it hung on that screen for quite a while. But ...
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VMware Workstation and Defender Credential Guard (without HyperV) [duplicate]

I'm trying to run a virtual machine in VMware Workstation Pro 15 and I get an error message saying that I need to first disable Defender Device/Credential Guard. I didn't know this was enabled so I ...
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Does VMware Workstation Update Timestamps on Unchanged VMDK Files?

I'm looking into solutions for backing up virtual machines and I was wondering if anyone can confirm how VMware Workstation handles timestamps on vmdk files. If I'm using a vmdk drive split into ...
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How to add a Xbox One controller to the list of devices and printers of a virtual machine?

Context: I have: a Windows 10 virtual machine running on VMware Workstation Pro with a USB Controller set to USB compatibility: USB 2.0. a Xbox One controller. a USB to micro USB cable to connect ...
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My virtual machine cannot connect to a database on the host

Dear friends / colleagues: I have VMware Workstation Pro 15.5 installed on my physical machine, which has Windows 10. I also have an Informix database engine running correctly on this machine. In ...
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how to configue vmware workstation 15 to boot a virtual machine from a bootable usb drive

I want to try a lot of tutorials as given here windows tutorials (tutorial index) So I need to prepare a lot of live USB sticks or USB sticks in the formats in which tutorials mention.Most of these ...
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reducing time to take backup for virtual machines 376 Gb backup takes 4 hours to copy to USB

I have Workstation 15.0 I want to take its backup on an external USB I try copying virtual machine folder to external USB suddenly some thing happens due to some connection error or wire being loose I ...
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Installing VMWARE ESXi 5.5 in VMWARE 9 Workstation

I have to install VMWARE ESXi 5.5 as a Virtual machine on VMWARE 9 workstation. VMWARE 9 workstation is installed on windows 10 (64 bit OS). This is like nested virtualization. However the virtual ...
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Outlook security warning due to VMWare certificate

Every day, when I open outlook, I get this security warning: I guess that Outlook performs some kind of connectivity check at startup and thus connects to that URL. Then, it says that the certificate ...
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VMWare Host-only network Gateway?

I have VMWare Workstation 15.5 installed on my computer with Windows Server 2019 Evaluation copy as a guest OS. I want to configure the server operating system as a DHCP server (hence why it is ...
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How do I upload a file to a datastore using vmware workstation?

I have setup ESXi 6.5 and created my first VM. In workstation 15, I can't find my way to upload the ISO file needed to install the OS to the datastore. Any Tips ?
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nslookup failures *** UnKnown can't find www.vmware.com: Query refused

I am on a VMware environment. On the host machine I do C:\WINDOWS\system32>nslookup www.vmware.com Server: UnKnown Address: 109.169.85.7 *** UnKnown can't find www.vmware.com: Query refused ...
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virtual machine not having internet connectivity

I am having a VMware Workstation 15 setup. Following Custom vmnet8 is what I think I have assigned to virtual machine. vmnet0 I am not using (as per my understanding) but screenshot for information ...
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outlook configuration (not allowed word ) in windows 10 virtual machine

I am trying to solve a problem my gmail account is almost full in its capacity to 14 GB (15 Gb is maximum limit) so I want to download all emails with attachments on my desktop and save attachments in ...
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why I cannot control mouse in the new VM when use VMWare

I'm trying to install an old version of Mas OS 10.8, I downloaded the iso file then create a new VM. But I cannot control the mouse in the installation process, what's going on?
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How do I get AHK to work in VMware Workstation?

How do I get VMware to use an AutoHotkey script? I'm playing MapleStory but not sure how to make it work. Also, can you specify if I need to have the AHK script in the VM or on my host/main OS? I'm ...
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Is it possible to run wmware macos guest / windows host with support METAL?

Is it possible to run wmware with a macos guest on a windows host with the support of METAL ?
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Automatically feed key strokes to virtual machine

I have a Linux machine running VMware Workstation with some vms, one of which requires some keyboard input to start (say a sequence of 40 keystrokes). I am looking for a way to automate this, i.e. ...
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Deploy disk image made with macrium to VMWare

I beg for everyone patients, I'm new to computers. I backed up a desktop using macrium to a disk image. I want to deploy this image to vmware 15.5 for workstations on my windows 10 pro workstation. ...
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Migrate VMWare Workstation (free) virtual machine on vSphere

I would like to know if it was possible to copy/migrate/export a virtual machine created with the free version of VMWare Workstation to the free version of vSphere Hypervisor (bare metal). If it was ...
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Using the Windows command line to turn of DNS registration for specific NICs

Systems with VMware Workstation installed have two virtual NICs, identified by their name (usually), which looks like VMware Network Adapter <VNet name>. I am having issues remotely connecting ...
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Run a VM with GPU pass through

I really like some old games from Win98. Sadly a lot of them doesn't run on Windows 10 (x64) anymore. So I decided to run something older (chose WinXP) in a VM. I installed VMWare Workstation Player ...
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Mouse jumping issue in VMWare Workstation's linux guest

Oracle linux 6 is installed with XFCE 4 desktop on VMWW 14 VMWare tools have been installed During mouse moving the Cursor is jumping to borders of the screen - it does not move smoothly. How it ...
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How to Enable promiscuous mode in VMware Workstation 15.0?

Can anybody here know how to enable Promiscuous mode in VMWare Workstation 15.0, I have already tried the below method ethernet1.noPromisc = "FALSE" , but still it's not working, I am trying to ...
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About using Windows 2016 physical server iscsi with vmware on Windows 10

I am using iscsi on a Windows 2016 physical server. The Windows 2016 physical server has a vmware workstation installed and is running Windows 10 as an image. Windows 10 uses iscsi from 2016 Physical ...
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VMWare Workstation not opening anymore

After some Windows 10 upgrades (I don't know exactly which ones), my VMWare Workstation 15.0.4 just doesn't open anymore. I click on it and nothing happens, not even an error message ... I researched ...
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internet disconnects after switching on Virtual machine in bridged mode

I am running VMware Workstation 15 on a 64 bit Windows 10 machine. Recently I wanted to do an experiment to share my wifi via Virtual Machine (i.e. installing some app inside the virtual machine like ...

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