In this article, we will install VMware Tools on Windows 7 running on VMware virtual machine. First, install Windows 7 on your Windows or Linux computer with VMware, and then follow the steps in this article to install VMware Tools on your Windows 7 virtual machine.
Follow the steps below to install VMware Tools step by step on Windows 7.
When you review the image below, you can understand if the VMware Tools installed on the Windows 7 virtual machine did not change the screen resolution.
To automatically fix the screen resolution of the virtual machine, you must click View / Fit Guest Now. However, this option is disabled because VMware Tools is not installed.
To install VMware Tools in Windows 7, click VM / Install VMware Tools.
When the VMware Tools image is automatically mounted on the system, open My Computer and double-click the drive to start the installation.
Click Yes to continue the operation in the User Account Control window.
VMware Tools installation is starting …
Preparing the installation …
In the VMware Tools Setup window, click Next.
When installing VMware Tools on a Windows Guest, select Complete. If you install all of the VMware Tools, it means that you can run this virtual machine on different VMware platforms in the future.
After selecting Complete, click Next to continue.
When VMware Tools is ready for installation, click Install.
Wait while installing VMware Tools on a Windows 7 virtual machine.
After the VM Tools installation is completed on the virtual machine, click Finish.
Restart your virtual computer for the changes to take effect. To do this, you can click Yes in the following window.
When the Windows 7 virtual machine restarts, click on View / Fit Guest Now.
As soon as you click Fit Guest Now, the screen resolution of the virtual machine will be changed as shown in the image below.
You can now transfer files between your physical computer and the virtual machine!
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In this article, we have examined step by step how to install VMware Tools on Windows 7 operating system. Installing VMware Tools on Windows Guest machines is very important because it is useful for performance. Thanks for following us!
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