vmware player with win 2000 server

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Microsoft Windows XP
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VMware Player
Windows 2000 Server
I am running win 2000 server on my virtual machine,on a compaq presario F560US running winXP as host.I have not been able to get drivers for the ethernet controller for the virtual OS.Any ideas?

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Hi, I saw that your question was unanswered so I forwarded it to our expert at SearchServerVirtualization.com.

He said:

> Installing VMware tools should install the proper Ethernet drivers,
> however you cannot do so with VMware Player (think read-only). Your
> best bet is to download an evaluation version of VMware Workstation
> 6.0 and use it to install the VMware Tools package in your VM and then
> transition it back to VMware Player.

Hope that helps!

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Hannah Drake
Associate Editor
SeachServerVirtualization.com
SearchVMware.com

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  • Wrobinson
    What virtualization software are you using? If VMware, did you install VMware Tools? Also, did you try installing the drivers for the host network adapter in the VM?
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