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Sources for VMware Player documentation (1888)

VMware Player issues are covered in the Knowledge Base as well as the official product documentation. Issues unique to VMware Player are covered in the Knowledge Base.   To find the Knowledge base
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Downloading and installing VMware Player (2053973)  Video

· You cannot download VMware Player. · Downloading VMware Player fails during the download process. · Software update for VMware Player fails. · You are unable to license VMware Player for commercial
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Unable to create the symbolic link when installing VMware Tools in Linux (2010580)

When installing or updating VMware Tools in a Linux virtual machine, you experience these symptoms: · The symbolic links do not get created · You see one of these
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Preventing VMware Player from prompting to install software updates (1026361)

VMware Player, by default, automatically checks for software updates and prompts you to install them. This article provides the steps to disable VMware Player from
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Instalación de las herramientas de VMware en VMware Player (2071527)

Renuncia: Este artículo es una traducción de Installing VMware Tools in VMware Player (1035392). Los artículos han sido traducidos en español basados en el mejor esfuerzo. Sin
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VMware Player Plus 6 and Player Redistribution and Support FAQ (1033263)

This article provides information on redistributing VMware Player. VMware Player Plus 6 FAQs 1) Where can I buy VMware Player Plus? · VMware Player Plus is available for
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Creating a new virtual machine in VMware Player (2013483)

This article provides steps to create a new virtual machine in VMware Player. To install a new virtual machine in VMware Player: 1) Open VMware Player. 2) For Fusion 4.x and below:
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Guest installations might take a long time to install with Easy Install when a host connects to the Internet over a proxy (1013867)

Guests using Easy Install might take a long time to install when the host connects to the Internet over a proxy. This
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VMware Player fails to switch to full screen mode (2006807)

· VMware Player does not switch to full screen mode on Windows Vista hosts · If you delete the preferences.ini file, VMware Player switches to the full screen mode once, but not later · You
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Installing VMware Tools in VMware Player (1035392)

This article provides steps to install VMware Tools in VMware Player. For more information about VMware Tools, see Overview of VMware Tools (340). Note: This article is for VMware Player 3.x and
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In VMware Player 1.x for Windows, changing a virtual machine's network type does not work (7733853)

In VMware Player 1.x, running on a Windows host, when you change the Ethernet setting (the type of network to which the virtual machine is connected),
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VMware Workstation displays the status of VMware Tools as out of date after you uninstall Open VM Tools (1014039)

After uninstalling the open-vm-tools package, Workstation should indicate that VMware Tools is not installed, but, instead, displays
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Lost Interrupts During Installation of 64-Bit Linux Guest Operating System Running a Uniprocessor Kernel (1897)

Lost Interrupts During Installation of 64-Bit Linux Guest Operating System Running a Uniprocessor Kernel This problem occurs because of a bug in the Linux kernel compiled for uniprocessor x86-64 (AMD64) machines. It has been observed with
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Automate an Install by Skipping the EULA Agreement (1007427)

During an installation, you must read the EULA agreement before you can complete the installation process. To fully automate the installation process and skip the EULA agreement, you must
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Cannot close the EULA window of imported OVF/OVA virtual machines (2016191)

After importing an OVF/OVA virtual machine into VMware Workstation or Player that includes a EULA: · The EULA window takes up the entire screen · You are unable to accept the
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When to Set the Option paevm=FALSE in the Virtual Machine Configuration (.vmx) File (1889)

The paevm=TRUE/FALSE flag in the virtual machine configuration (.vmx) file determines whether or not the virtual machine monitor runs in PAE mode. Beginning
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Editing the .vmx file of a VMware Workstation and VMware Player virtual machine (2057902)

This article provides steps to edit the .vmx (virtual machine configuration) file of your VMware Workstation and VMware Player virtual machine.   Note:
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Turning off the PC speaker for all virtual machines (1664)

When I was installing the operating system in a guest from a bootable floppy disk, the PC speaker beeped continuously and the system would not accept keyboard input. How can I turn off the
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Automatically connecting USB devices at virtual machine power on (1648)

How do I configure a particular USB device to automatically connect to a virtual machine at power on? This article describes a workaround that lets you automatically connect a
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Powering on a virtual machine fails with the error: The VMware Authorization Service is not running (1007131)

· Powering on a Windows virtual machine fails · You see the error: The VMware Authorization Service is not running This issue can occur when
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Installing Older Workstation Packages on Workstation 6.5.0 (1007423)

If you install Workstation 6.5.0 or VMware Player 2.5.0 and then install a package that was created using Workstation 6.0, an error appears in the your virtual machine. To avoid
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Shared Folders Disabled in VMware Standalone Player (1008175)

VMware standalone Player does not allow you to set up shared folders.   You must create a virtual machine with Workstation and use the virtual machine settings menu to set up shared
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Disabling the Gnome-Panel in the Kiosk Full Screen Mode (1007419)

When you enter Kiosk mode or use full screen switching while in Kiosk mode, the gnome-panel appears in front of the Kiosk mode virtual machine. You must disable the gnome-panel to
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Types of Symantec LiveState Recovery and Norton Ghost System Images Supported for Import (1926)

You can import the following versions of Symantec LiveState Recovery and Norton Ghost system image files as VMware virtual machines: · Symantec
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更改托管虚拟机的 MAC 地址 (2040906)

本文提供更改托管虚拟机的 MAC 地址的最佳实践和理由。 对于 ESX/ESXi 虚拟机,请参见为虚拟 NIC 设置静态 MAC 地址 (219)(Setting a static MAC address for a virtual NIC (219))。 对于 Fusion 虚拟机,请参见在 VMware Fusion 中为虚拟机设置 MAC 地址 (1003479)(Setting a MAC address for a virtual
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