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VMware Workstation Guest won't reply to external pings [closed]

I have a Windows 7 x64 machine running VMware Workstation along with a Windows XP x86 guest. The Windows XP machine can ping every machine on my network, as expected, but none of them are able to ...
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564 views

VMWare Workstation 6.5.5 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 10.04 (64-bit) Odd Problem

I managed to successfully install VMWare Workstation 6.5.5 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 10.04 (64-bit). It works well and somehow feels faster and snappier than the same exact version on Ubuntu 8.04. However, ...
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2answers
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How to make client C and B receive DHCP from client A?

Using VMWare Workstation 7.1, Client A is my Linux server with Slackware 13.1, I have set it up as bridge so i can access it from my external network, Client B will be a Windows XP and C will be a ...
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2answers
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How to connect the virtual networks of vmware guests running on different hosts?

In a test setup, we are running several virtual machines on a single vmware workstation host. All virtual machines are connected via a "host only" network. This runs fine up to 2 or 3 virtual machines ...
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1answer
194 views

How to switch to gui-less vmware session in XP?

I have a scheduled task that runs a vmware session in the middle of the night (this in turn does a task from our legacy server). Last night, it did not complete. Is there a way to attach to the ...
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1answer
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Cannot find network path for computer in workgroup of home Windows XP PCs

VMWare Workstation 6.5 is running as an app on a Windows Vista 64bit PC host. Thanks to Workstation we have 2 guest machines running: TerriVM and MattVM (both of these run Windows XP SP2). We are ...
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1answer
701 views

Windows and vmware-unity-helper

I'm running VMWare Workstation 7 and I want to use the "vmware-unity-helper.exe" utility. Does this utility work in windows? I've found several articles that say that it does not work with VM ...
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1answer
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Cannot Update VMware Tools

We are using VMware Workstation 7 running on a Windows 7 Pro system. When trying to update the VMware Tools, either when starting a VM or manually using edit>preferences>updates, we receive a message ...
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1answer
678 views

vmware bridged network interface that is only usable from the guest-system (Windows Host)

I want to make a network interface only usable for a VMware Guest-System, and not for the Host System (the network is considered unsafe, and might be dangerous for the host). Under Linux this is ...
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3answers
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Need for explanation: NetBIOS over TCP/IP on VMware network adapter disturbs access to network shares

(Moved here from StackOverflow) Some time ago nearly all workstations in our team (Windows XP SP2) exhibited intermittend but frequent delays when accessing shares on the network. Typically the first ...
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2answers
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Windows XP Freeze on Bootup

Every time I boot my minimal-install Windows XP virtual machine it takes 70 seconds of me looking at my windows desktop before I can actually use my mouse and/or do anything. Is there a way I can fix ...