Installing VMware® on Windows® 7 64-bit
How to fix issues that occur while installing VMware on Windows 7 64-bit edition?
VMware tool is a set of utilities that improves the performance of the virtual machine’s guest Operating System. It helps to enhance the management of the virtual machine. Therefore, it is very important to install the VMware tools in guest OS. It can run without VMware tool, but you may not access important functionality and convenience of using the system. Whenever you install the VMware tool, the program file called VMwareService.exe should be installed in it. This service will perform various functions within the guest OS. It passes messages from host OS to the guest Operating System. It executes commands in the Operating System to cleanly shut down or restart a Linux, FreeBSD, or Solaris system. The VMware reads and releases the mouse cursor on Windows guests. It helps to synchronize the time in the guest OS as per the time in the host OS. The program file of VMware is called VMwareUser.exe on Windows guests and VMware-user on Linux and Solaris guests. The VMware provides a Control Panel that allows you to modify settings, shrink virtual disks, connect and disconnect virtual devices.
Following are the different issues that might occur while installing VMware in Windows 7 64-bit edition and tips to solve it:
- Fail to install
- Error messages
- Contact online technical support
Fail to install
The VMware fails to install if the password for the user account entered during the installation contains a semicolon (;) character. You could solve this problem by installing it again and specifying an account with administrator privileges and a password that does not contain a semicolon. Now, you could install the software with the account that caused the problem. After completing the installation, run vma.exe to update the configuration.
When you try to install the VMware tool, you could face issues like error codes. The error message is easier to solve and the user does not need to worry. When you try to install the VirtualCenter Service of VMware, you could see error messages. Ignore the error message, click 'OK'. Then, wait about one minute for the VMware VirtualCenter Service to startup.
If you are not able to solve the issue that occurs while installing the VMware tool in your system, you could contact online technical support experts. They will be able to solve the issues. You could contact them via telephone or chat at anytime. Well-trained technicians of VMware support will help you in installing the software.
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