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vmware tools fail to install


March 9, 2012  7:37 PM

VMware Tools fails to Install Properly (VMCI, Mouse, and Video)

Posted by: Nathan Simon
Base System Device, ESXi 4.0, ESXi 4.1, Mouse Driver, RunOnce, setup failed to install mouse driver automatically, VMCI Driver, VMware SVGA II, VMware Tools, vmware tools fail to install

So you P2V a machine and now you cannot install VMware Tools, the below may not be the be all to end all fixes, but it fixed a VMware Tools issue I had earlier today... the VMCI Driver wouldnt install, nor would the mouse and Video drivers...

While installing VMware Tools in a Windows...


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