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Q: VMware installing VMware Tools

i cant install vmware tools, it starts to load the cd and says it cant find it. if i load an image, it doesnt work either.
its driving my nuts, can anyone help?

Preferred Solution: VMware installing VMware Tools

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A: VMware installing VMware Tools

well i figured out vmware,.....need to stop and think about it, i was trying to do the second step without doing the first...lol

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I don't need help, I just wanted to post my solution. 
I recently setup the latest version of Vmware player on Ubuntu 13.04 and found myself unable to download the tools for it. error try again later or something along those lines. I searched about online for answers but google only presented 1 relevant topic and it didn't have a solution. Anyways I've discovered how to get around this, it's quite obvious really, I feel dumb for taking so long to figure it out. Lauch VMware player as root, then the tools will download successfully. Hopefully this will save someone a world of heart-ache.

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Virtual machine OS is Windows XP Pro. Vmware version is 6.
Real shared folder is on another PC with XP Pro.
I create a New Folder from virtual machines Windows explorer in a real shared folder on another PC. Then wish to rename it to all lowercase like new folder.

But when I rename New Folder to a different name like New Folder1 and then rename to new folder (all lowercase), IT WORKS!

This problem is important because I create case sensitive scripts and must save on a file server.

Have you got any useful SOLUTION for this problem?

Thanks in advance.

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I've a broadband link of MTNL with D-Link DSL 502T modem, and a m/c with Windows XP as primary OS and over it running VMWare server ver 1. I''ve loaded Ubuntu 10 server over VMWare and made it as the DNS / Web Server, I've got domain name registered against a static IP.

Now the problem I'm facing is that whenever I try to open the web-page of my web-server, I receive Modem Configuration page instead of web page I loaded on the server, although my Apache 2 server is running fine.

Can some one help me tell how to configure so that it directly fetches the web pages loaded in the web server instead of modem configuration page.

Thanks and regards


A:Config of D-Link 502T with VMware on WinXP, Ubuntu Server on VMWare!

If this is from a remote location, are you sure you have disabled remote administration in the router?

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On the drivers website of the T620 TC, the latest version of the horizon client is 4.1On the vmware website i can download version 4.2Do i always have to use the "embedded" version of the Horizon client from the Thin Client driver site, or can i also use the "general" windows version? Thanks 

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Hi all

To install W8 developer edition (current version) as a VM with vmware workstation you have to download / upgrade to version 8. Version 7.1X and earlier won't work. Vmware player (current version) gives same problem as vmware workstation 7.1x.

When you install choose W7 as the OS (there isn't a W8 option yet not surprisingly) and select I will install the OS later.

Then select the DVD device in the vm serttings as a virtual ISO (you don't need to burn a physical DVD) and boot from the device.

Then it will install more or less as W7.

Ignore any prompt for a product key if it appears. I wasn't asked for one but some people seem to get a request for a product key when attempting to install W8 as a virtual machine.

You can download a free trial version for 30 days from the vmware site. ( it may be that eventually version 7.1x will work or the next upgrade of W8 will work so unless you want to upgrade to version 8 of vmware workstation I'd start with downloading the trial).

Then it installs OK

I don't have enough privileges yet to upload screenshot but it installs fine.

I've also posted a suggestion on how to remove / disable the metro gui for those that want a more "classical" Windows look - you can see the post in the W7 Forum until I can get approval to post in the relevant section on this Forum on customising W8



A:Install W8 in vmware workstation -- you must use version 8 of vmware

Will workstation 8 install over vmware player or as a separate install?

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I recently installed Zorin and YLMF on my Vmware player(two separate installs). The problem I am having is that I am unable to install Vmware Tools on either the YLMF nor the Zorin. Before you ask I installed both to see which one I like best and I'm still undecided mostly because I can't get either one configured correctly.

I have searched the net and found various videos...the problem is that the video is mainly about how to use the software once you install it.

I've also found written instructions about unzipping the install.pl file(can't remember the actual name) file to the desktop and double clicking the file to install it and I've done that with no success at all.

Any help would be appreciated.

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I know it's a Windows 8 forum, but has anyone figured out how to install VMWARE tools 8.0 on LH4074 ?

A:Longhorn 4074 and VMWARE 8 tools

Hi there
I haven't tried to install that particular VM but there is a general problem with vmware tools and vmware 8.0 and W8.

The fix was to install vmware tools via the vmware window and not via the small box at the bottom right of the vm screen when in full screen mode. Power on the vm -- switch to Windowed mode and then click from the menu install vmware tools.


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Good news about VMs again.

The latest VMware Workstation 9 brings a new UI and it's designed for Windows 8.

Read about it here:
VMware Announces VMware Workstation? 9

Also VMware Player 5 is available for download.

Looks like I posted this a bit fast, usually Jimbo beats me at VMware stuff. Sorry for this one.

A:VMware Workstation 9 - VMware Player 5

D'oh. I have 2 licensed copies of VMWare Workstation at my office. One for me and 1 for a coworker. It's $119 to upgrade, or a free upgrade if you purchased after Aug 1st, 2012. I purchased on July 30, 2012. Sucks to be me

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I have run most all the RC builds in a VMWare test environment. Up until now I have not had any issue installing and running VMWare Tools in the VM running Windows 7 RC. Now with the last two RTM 7600 builds after installing VMWare Tools and upon reboot the system just hangs before the login screen appears. Has anyone else experienced this?

VMWare Server ESX 3.5.0 / VMWare Tools for Windows build 158874

A:Issue with VMWare Tools on Win7 Build 7600

It must be some other startup item causing this. Use this tutorial to disable some startup items.

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I have Win Xp and have downloaded and installed a trial version of VMware so that I can run W98 as well as XP.

I have Win 98 Upgrade Cd with the set-up file. I have used it before to install WIn98 cleanly on an old computer. However, VMware says that the CD is not "bootable" and to insert a bootable CD and restart the Virtual Machine.

What do I do now?

A:using VMware and installing W98

You can download a Win98 boot disk here: http://www.bootdisk.com/ The Win98 CD was not 'bootable', so you need to use a floppy. HTH

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Hello, I updated my VMWare player from version 3.0.1 to version 3.1 and now when I try installing XP Pro SP3 from .ISO or from installation CD the player just hangs. I was able to do it before. I uninstalled 3.1 and rolled back to 3.0.1 but now it won't even install there. Unfortunately I did not make a backup of the XP Virtual Machine. Any help or advice will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

A:Installing XP Pro SP3 on VMWare 3.1

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Error: I cannot Open the GUI after logging into root.

I'm learning about VoIP server by myself at the moment. I followed the instruction of the freePBX tutorial
Following the video, my only adjustment is the IPv4 address:
_My PC: IP:, Gateway:
_FreePBX: IP:, Gateway:, Name server:
After I reach 8:30 of the video
I opened Google Chrome and enter the freePBX address IPv4 but I says "this sites can't be reached". I cannot ping the VM IP address from my computer, either. After I restart the FreePBX Virtual machine, I also encounter this error too but I can skip it by pressing Ctrl Alt F1: Installing FreePBX as a Virtual machine
If you need any more info, feel free to ask and thanks for helping me, really appreciate it. I am really in a hurry so anything will do at the moment.

PS: I also try Elastix 2.5 and encounter the same problem. I think the problem is in configuring the VM networking

My System info:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2120 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8175 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 610, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 299899 MB, Free - 113068 MB; D: Total - 653866 MB, Free - 34535 MB; H: Total - 953865 MB, Free - 29278 MB;
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., Z68M-D2H
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled
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A:installing PBX server on VMware

Did you set up the network in VMware to allow the VM to talk out on the physical network? What VMware are you running? ESXi? Workstation? Did you try doing a ping test to something on the network from the VM through the console/CLI?

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Installing Win 10P: Vmware or Virtualbox- which is better?

A:Installing Win 10P: Vmware or Virtualbox?

VMWare is more popular and a more robust piece of software, but I have also used VirtualBox.

For running just one VM either will work just fine.

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I have installed VmWare and created a new virtual machine with Dos 7.10 on it.
Now can I install Win2k on this dos virtual machine?
I don't want to create another separate VM for Win2k.
Has somebody tried this and are there any dangers in such an action.


A:Solved: VmWare - Installing Win2k on Dos VM?

Solved it myself, if anybody needs the procedure let me know.

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I installed Windows 7 ultimate sp1 x64 (my CPU is compatible of running the 64 bit version of Windows). After it I installed VMware 10 x86 (I couldn't find the 64-bit version of vmware) on that OS. Since I would want to have several OSes in my machine so I tried to install the Win 8.1 x64 on the VMware, but faced this message (below image). What can I do, setting the BIOS?

A:Problem when installing 8.1 x64 on vmware installed on 7 x64

Yep, launch your BIOS and enable VT-x virtualisation.

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I installed Win7 ultimate sp1 x64 (my CPU is compatible of running the 64 bit version of Windows). After it I installed VMware 10 x86 (I couldn't find the 64-bit version of vmware) on that OS. Since I would want to have several OSes in my machine so I tried to install the Win 8.1 x64 on the VMware, but faced this message (below image). What can I do, setting the BIOS?

A:Problem when installing 8.1 x64 on vmware installed on 7 x64

I even tried this way (Step By Step Guide How to install Windows 8.1 on VMware Workstation 10 | Virtualization blog <form action='/search' id='searchThis' method='get' style='display: inline;'><input id='searchBox' name='q' onblur='if(this.value==&#39;&#39this.value=this) but the problem still exists!

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Hi I tried installing vmware workstation 5.5 on Vista Ultimate, The installation failed and now if I try running the uninstaller my computer crashes into a BSOD.

I can't install some programs now because halfway through it will popup a box warning me that I have a paused installation of vmware and do I want to resume it.

A:Installing VMware Workstation on Vista

From what I read on Vmware's website, Vista is not a supported Host OS for version 5.5. I assume you have system recovery turned on. Have you tried rolling back the system.

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Sorry if this is the wrong board to ask this, but I wasn't quite sure where to put it.
Is it possible to use VMWare to install an OS that you can boot up on when you do an "actual" reboot on the computer instead of using VMWare to start it up?

A:Installing An OS using VMWARE (not as a virtual machine)

If you want to be able to boot directly in the OS it has to be installed. Create a second partition for the OS you want to use, install the OS to that partition and create a dual-boot (or use a boot manager like Lilo or Grub if the two OS's don't use the same boot loader). Make some research before you install since installing another OS on another partition of the same hard drive will overwrite the boot sectors of the previous OS.

What operating systems are you talking about ?

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My laptop is a HP 8470p Elitebook, Windows 7 32bit, 4GB ram, Windows Enterprise.

I recently installed VMWare workstation and all was well for a day or 2. Unfortunately I was had to force powering off (holding down power button) because my laptop was not responding whatsoever and ever since then I am facing BSOD no matter what I try.

There seems to be 3 different messages i get during the BSOD:

3. The driver is mismanaging system PTEs

I have tried the following:

- Before installing VMWare Workstation i enabled virtualization in BIOS. I have disabled this.
- I've tried uninstalling VMWare workstation, i recieve an error ("MSI '' error") and am unable to uninstall.
- Removing RAM modules independently.
- Selective Startup

Out of the above, the only one that made a difference was selective startup. I disabled all startup items and restarted. It loaded the Windows boot animation and then went to a black screen with just the mouse cursor.

Since then it will no longer let me boot into safe mode, it just goes straight into a BSOD with the "mismanaging system PTEs" error.

Could someone please help, this is driving me nuts!

I should add that I'm not 100% sure it it VMWare Workstation that caused this, but that was the last thing i did before the BSODs.

Thanks in advance.

A:BSOD after installing VMWare Workstation

Welcome .
If you're able to access your desktop, please follow
Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions
If you're unable to follow the instructions rules, please report back.
What is the bugcheck code you're getting?

Follow this tutorial and select Disable Automatic Restart on System Failure that way it won't restart
right away and you can snap a picture of the BSOD.
Advanced Boot Options
Upload it here.
Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

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Hi all
After a bit of googling found the fix

This guy solved it -- works fine Now I can uset W8 x-64 on a Desktop with 16GB (I must have VMware working)
Fix vmx86.sys error with Vmware workstation 7 and 8 | JB: Tech & Security


A:Fix for vmware 8.0 / vmware player 4.0 on w8 x-64

16GB of RAM or a 16GB vmware partition?

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hey guys

recently i installed vmware because i work with it alot, after doing so and sharing 1 folder with vmware, i cant drag and drop any files anymore. it just suddenly stopped working

A:Cant drag and drop any files after installing vmware

Hi there,

First make sure the VM tools are installed and the service is started (gray icon in notification).
What always works is resizing the window and then drag and drop again. If it still doesn't work: copy-paste (ctrl+c ctrl+v) should still do it.

Good luck

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Hi there
Having got the vm to work on a W7 Host machine I thought of trying it out on Esxi -- I have a few VM's running on vmware's Esxi which I run on a fairly modest "White Box".

Direct install of the vm using vSphere fails but using the stand alone vmware converter to convert the vm I got running under vmware workstation W8 works fine.


A:Installing W8 as a VM with vmware EsXi - also works BUT : read

That nice to know. People got Windows 8 install to work on VMWare Workstation 8. Since it's paid version I'm not able to test it.

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Hello everyone.

I am using Vmware workstation 6.5. I am trying to install mac oxs leopard 10.5.7 as guest operating system. my host is windows 7. i have the administrator permission.

hardware : p4ht 3.0ghz, 1gb ddr2 ram, 160 gb hdd, nvidia 7300gs, realtek ethernet and sound, creative sound blaster.

now i have osx installation dvd. i have created the virtual machine. when i boot the virtual machine the apple logo appears and then a vmware message comes which is "virtulal machine kernel stack fault(hardware reset) this virtual machine has just suffered a stack fault in kernal mode. if it were a real machine it may result in processor reset. to restart press ok or cancel to shut down this virtual machine" now i am stuck and i can't install osx but i really want to.

please help me with this issue

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I have been doing much searching to reslove the issue but no luck. My system is Windows Xp Pro. I had recently installed VMware player 3.1 and after finishing the installation it had prompted me to restart and when I did the computer went through the boot sequence normally but after the windows logo disappeared I was just left with a black screen. I have tried safe mode with the same results. I have tried to run a repair from the Windows CD and it will not load. The only way I can get a prompt is booting to Windows system recovery option.
I am left at the C:\windows prompt and a short list of commands available. I was wondering if there is a way to use system restore without booting windows? Any other possible solutions are welcome as I am stuck. Also any other info that I can provide please let me know.

A:Black Screen after installing VMware Player 3.1

At the prompt, try running the chkdsk /r command...in an effort address file problems.


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I have hp laptop running vista home premium. I am unable to install windows 2003 server as a guest OS through Vmware. can anybody tell me how to do it?

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I've had my computer for about four years with an Asus motherboard, and I recently (like two days ago) had it changed to a Digilite motherboard. I'm also a regular user of VMware or VirtualBox, whichever is feeling fancy to me.

About six months ago, my Seagate hard disk started clicking regularly at about 10 seconds interval, which quickly came down to 1-2 second interval, causing the hard drive to click furiously. Due to this, my Win8 would get stuck and won't even give a BSOD. Same thing would happen at restart. Automatic Repair didn't help, but chkdsk would find some corrupted sectors and fix the issue. On the next restart, after running smoothly for 5 minutes, the clicking and stucking would start again. I finally narrowed down the problem to VMware and removed it and ran chkdsk again. This seemed to solve the problem.

After getting my new motherboard, I thought the results might be different, so I installed VMware and ran it for a long time. There was no clicking of HDD until the next startup. As soon as I logged in, desktop became slow and stucky, and finally I heard the horrific sound of that clicking again. (Now whenever I hear ANYthing click ANYwhere, I freeze for a second.) I knew what the problem was and applied the same solution I applied months ago.

I come here asking for help to find the root of this problem. I need to be able to run VMware or VirtualBox to go through a few Linux and python books I'm reading. My brain just cannot grasp how a software cou... Read more

A:HDD clicking & Win8 stuck after installing VMware or VBox!

Your HD is going bad. Backup your data and replace it.

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Hi there

As previously specified you can't install using the vmware wizard -- or at least using the product key supplied by MS -- it's invalid -- use the number given by Vrosa in this thread.

however if you create the VM manually remember to set the Boot from BIOS the ist time and set the vm to boot from the virtual (or real ISO if you are using a physical DVD)

This will allow you to change to boot order of devices for the VM at boot.

(Change it back again afterwards or you'ii get the install screen again and again).


A:Installing on Vmware - another point check the CORRECT serial nr -

Are we talking about VMware WorkStation ? if so, I choose the option " Install an OS later" and at the end I click on "Customize Hardware", and select the iso , and when I power the VM, it install perfectly

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I have a fundamental problem and I know I will be told to revert to an older version of Mac/VMWare or just to Linux, but I'm so close to get everything working.

Basically, I just want to be able to do work with assembly language for the Computer Science degree I'm doing at DMU. To do this I have to have installed:
- Kate (KDE)
- Insight
- LD
I have managed to install Kate, GDB and NASM (using MacPorts) with the ability to install Insight if I can get the linker (ld) up and running.

Now, the main error message I got was through following these commands (in the Kate terminal) - my program being "eatsyscall.asm:"
bash-3.2$ nasm -f elf -g -F stabs eatsyscall.asm
bash-3.2$ ld -m elf_i386 -o eatsyscall eatsyscall.o
ld: warning: option -m is obsolete and being ignored
ld: file not found: elf_i386
I ran "-m elf_i386" due to the fact I am running a 64-bit OS and Jeff Duntemann says so.

I did an "ld -v," which gave me:
@(#)PROGRAM:ld PROJECT:ld64-136
configured to support archs: armv6 armv7 armv7s i386 x86_64
LTO support using: LLVM version 3.2svn, from Apple Clang 4.2 (build 425.0.24)

Following this, I basically searched for every MacPort containing "elf_i386" and "i386" and "gcc" and installed every one apart from "i386-rtems-gcc" of which I got an error when attempting to install:
Michaels-Mac:bin michael$ sudo port install i386-rtems-gcc
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A:"ld" not working and "i386-rtems-gcc" not installing (MacPorts) on OS X 10.8.2 VMWare

Torrent eh? And on non-Apple hardware? That's two things that are not permitted here or by Apple's EULA therefore I'm closing this thread.

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I don't use it but I just read this on another forum and thought it would be good if you folks knew about it:

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I have installed W8 under VMWare Player, but there is a yellow flag at the ethernet card and therefore no network connection possible. The VMWare NIC ist connected.
Any suggestions?

A:No NIC under VMWare

Hi there
1) Did you enable NAT or Bridged Networking for the VM (If it's a silly question please ignore).
2) Do you have any Networking (either Wireless or Wired) working on the Host and enabled -- If there's no HOST networking enabled AND WORKING you can't enable the VMware Nic. (The Host doesn't have to be connected to the Internet but the Network card MUST BE ACTIVE and WORKING even if you choose Host Only Networking for the VM).

Ensure also VMware tools is installed -- I've never run into Networking problems on a VM -- on the Host yes many times !!!.


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I have os which is win 7. i have installed vmware in win7 and inside vmware is win-XP.

keyboard is working fine with win7 but inside vimware there is xp in that xp the keyboard is not working properly . its just displying numbers and special characters..

could any one plz help me .......... :(

A:w7 with vmware -xp

I think this link might be helpful for you. Let us know if these fixes don't work.

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Hi, I recently installed VMware Workstation 10. I'm experiencing lag on the host computer and the virtual machine is just slow at things (downloading, updating). My main computer specs are: GTX 660, I5 3750k, and 8gb ram. I gave the virtual machine 2gb ram which i think is enough and that leaves about 6gb for my host. The host works fine without VMware running. What do you think is the problem of this lag? And yes I enabled virtualization tech in BIOS

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Q: vmware

I am trying to install vmware workstation, but I get this error message.  I tried un-installing vmware player, which also gave the same error message.  Tried googling this, and could not even find anything on it.  a restart did not help either. 
Running Processes Detected
Setup can not configure network settings on this machine.  Please close any network configuration applications, such as any network card configuration applet, before continuing. 


What operating system are you trying to install VMWare on?

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Q: vmware

i want to run servers and gateway appliance in vmware or some virtual machine sofware live...like actually use a domain controller thats ran inside of a virtual machine or a server, wor a gateway appliance as a webfilter i know its possible but just don't know how my old company i used to work for but i gotta figure it otu cause my the company is no longer there

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I have win 7 home premium 64 bit. I want to use vmware to run win 98. Is it a good idea? is it fast enough to run old games ? my computer has 8 gig of RAM and nvidia 560Ti 1 gig video ram. 3.4 ghz cpu.

I dual booted with win xp at one time but xp is not much different from win 7. Some older games only run well in win 98.

A:vmware ?

My advice is simply give it a go. It may not work, but you can't find that out without trying.
I haven't used VMware myself; I have used VirtualBox (which is free) for messing around with Linux.

In terms of performance, I'd actually be more worried about giving 98 more power than it can play with! Even a virtualized processor on your box would run faster than the typical hardware processor 12 years ago. Certainly be careful how much memory you allocate: there's the temptation to give it 4 gigs and watch it WHIZ, but the old OS simply won't know what to do with it. Stick to something more reasonable (not more than 512 MB, virtualBox recommends 64).
Since your objective is to run old games, you don't have to worry about modern programs growing to expect gigs and gigs of memory.

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I'm using VMWare to emulate a Windows 98 computer (to run an old computer game) on a Windows XP computer. When I plug in a flash drive, the emulator recognises it, but I cannot get the Win98 to recognise or accept it. I need to either get a program into the computer to view .jpgs, or I need to be able to copy the .jpgs from the computer and look at them in the actual XP computer.If this isn't the forum to ask this sort of question, just ignore it, or tell me it can't be done.If it helps, the VMWare image is called 'Manalink_2.0'EDIT: Moved to more appropriate forum

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I'm hoping someone here uses Vmware.

Im having problems installing vmware tools for vmware workstation. I boot up my linux OS which is Knoppix v5 in vmware workstation and i go to VM > Install Vmware Tools at the top but it just keeps saying vmware tools isn't installed.

Im wondering if theres a way to get vmware tools as a download so i can install it manually

any help please?

A:Need help with Vmware

Maybe this will help


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Q: VMware

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Ryzen 3 1300X Quad-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 23 Model 1 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 16335 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 710, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 297 GB (181 GB Free); G: 465 GB (397 GB Free); I: 931 GB (868 GB Free);
Motherboard: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd, B350M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38)
Antivirus: Avast Antivirus, Enabled and Updated

When I try to install VMWare Workstation I get an error message that VMWare requires AMD-V be enabled and it is not. The error says to check in BIOS to be sure AMD-V is enabled. However I can't find any such critter any where on my system. Nor is it obviously on the MSI mobo install disc. Do I need to re-install the mobo or do I find AMD-V somewhere else?


In the Bios select Advanced (F7) > OC > Cpu features > set SVM mode to Enabled > Save and Exit (F10)

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Hi guys this is my first post here, but from now on I'll be often contributing with my posts here. I promise =)
I have few questions about vmware workstation, im fairly new at using it. So if there are some people here who use it and can help it'd be great.

1: What is the easiest and simplest way to copy files between guest and host computer? (Please give some small tutorial too)

2: If I set guest memory for example to 1gb and I have 4gb total on host. Will my host always be using only 3 when guest is
running even if it doesnt use whole 1gb? Means I will temporary loose this 1gb always when running guest? Or does it work another way?

3: Vmware icon running on my task bar even if virtual machine doesnt run. Can I disable this icon? Or does it have any special function?

4: My network connections shows new unidentified network (most likely this belongs to vmware). It probably has different IP.

4a:Anything special you would recommend me to do about networking with virtual machine?

5: Do I have to install firewall, antispyware soft, and antivirus on virtualpc even if they are already installed on host?
Its likely that answer will be yes, but what if I dont use virtualpc to browse at all, is it necessary in that case also?

6: Do I have to treat it like real PC and do things like defrag, spyware scan, registry fix, tweaks etc ?

7: Anything I should know as new vmware user what you would recommend me to do ?

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A:Vmware - help pls :)

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VMware Workstation 10 has hit the bricks. Have yet to test it, hopefully in the next couple of days (just got a copy today.

A:VMWare 10

Loaded Windows 8.1 without any problems. The VMware Tools also loaded without any problems. The network allowed access to all shared drives on the network without any problems. There appears to be an increase in speed from 9 to 10. Thus far it is an improvement over 9. Still will not allow you to run OS X without a great deal of tweaking.

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Q: VMware

Someone told me about this software and was wondering what people thought of it? Is it easy to work with? Is the VMware server the one to d/l with all types of of windows o/s and Linux o/s?


VMWARE has two free options, server and the VMWARE player. There are 3rd party utilities to build VMWARE virtual configurations for the VMWARE player around.

Note that Microsoft Virtual PC is also free to download, and it comes with all the stuff to use it out of the box.

I've found that VMWARE usually is a better choice for non-Windows operating environments, and MS-VPC works better for Windows emulation. I have both running here, and I use VMWARE for Linux and VPC for various versions of Windows and MS-DOS.

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Q: Vmware

I have a 2003 Supermicor motherboard...installed a sata pci card and plugged in a 500 gb sata drive internally.
the bootup sees the card
and drive
but the bios..bootable device does not see it
therefore vm ware does not see the drive either
how do i get the machine to see the sata drive to do the install to (is the hard drive too big..e.g. over 140 gb)

Any suggestions..

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Q: VMware

What is a VM ware .


It's virtualization. For a really detailed description try: VMware - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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I am currently running an XP Home Edition guest operating system inside vmware (duh)
I installed WoW and it was fine, I got to the the intro thingy and clicked play and i get this error

i realise that it may not be happy with the vmware drivers and such but could anyone please offer assistance?


A:Run WoW in VMWare

Hi there,

VMware dose not support DirectX applications. I belive this is why you are having the error.

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I have windows 10 laptop, i have downloaded vmware 10 to get a virtual machine on mac os however after reading many many tutorials i am really struggling to do this, i cannot find a download link for the mac software.
can someone here help ? i just need easy instructions and the correct download links.. i dont really know what im looking for..

A:Vmware help ?

Did you try Virtual Box for the same purpose?

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