Windows 10: Vmware workstation 10.3 - W10 cannot install vmware tools Solved

  1.    02 Oct 2014 #1

    Vmware workstation 10.3 - W10 cannot install vmware tools


    Hi there

    Problem with installing VMWARE tools with Windows 10 x-64 using Windows host. Works fine on LINUX host !!!!

    (VMware workstation rel 10.0.3 build-1895310)

    Cheers
    jimbo
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    Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit and VM
       03 Oct 2014 #2

    Jimbo, I have Workstation 10.0.3 build-1895310 and have installed 10 3 times (3 different version 64 E 64 TP and 32) and I installed the tools just fine on all three OS's. Bad Download?
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  3.    04 Oct 2014 #3

    Like Jim I have not been able to install VMWare Tools. Have attempted three times, and nothing. The only thing I miss is being able to use drag and drop. I found a temporary fix for now, and that is One Drive (not bad, albeit a little slow. Another way around is to use a USB device or USB Drive.

    This problem will probably be fixed in the near future by VMWare either with an update or patch. checked on VMWare site, and others are having the same problems.
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  4.    04 Oct 2014 #4

    Hi there

    I think I had a bad download - Haven't had any problem since re-download and install.

    BTW if you UPGRADE a VM rather than doing a clean install then I'd recommend either removing VMware tools and re-installing or simply re-install and click "repair" option - it will refresh the drivers etc.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64
       04 Oct 2014 #5

    Hello Lee,
    One way is to make sure that you have a good iso. Use Raymond's WordPress | Just another WordPress.com weblog to check the SHA-1 hash. If you do have a good copy then look at my video to see if you've done anything differently.

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