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The Virtual Machine Seems to Be Installing VMware Tools but the Tools Never Get Installed (2277)

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Why does the VMware Tools package seem to be installed sometimes when it is actually not installed?

Solution

If some other ISO is already mounted when you try to install VMware Tools, the tools appear to be installed but nothing is happening. If you access the drop-down menu, you see the message End VMware Tools Install.

To work around this issue, unmount any other CD-ROM before you install VMware Tools.

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