How to install VMWare Tools

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Windows

  1. Open the Console and select VM > Guest > Install / Upgrade VMWare Tools.

Note: If Install / Upgrade VMWare Tools is greyed out, add the VMWare Tools .iso to your datastore, and then attach the .iso to the CD/DVD drive.

 

  1. Select OK.
  2. Open File Explorer and double click on DVD Drive VMWare Tools.
  3. At Welcome to the installer, select Next.
  4. Select Typical and select Next.
  5. Select Install.
  6. Select Finish.
  7. Restart the OS.

Linux

  1. Open the Console and select VM > Guest > Install / Upgrade VMWare Tools.

Note: If Install / Upgrade VMWare Tools is greyed out, add the VMWare Tools .iso to your datastore, and then attach the .iso to the CD/DVD drive.

 

  1. Select OK.
  2. On the Desktop, double-click on the VMWare CD icon.
  3. Extract the VMWare-Tools.tar.gz file.

 



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