If you have problems with enhanced graphics display or mouse actions or with features that depend on VMware Tools, you might need to repair or modify installed modules.
Occasionally, some new modules are not installed during a VMware Tools upgrade. You can manually install new modules by modifying installed modules.
- Power on the virtual machine.
- Log in to the guest operating system.
- Select the menu command to mount the VMware Tools virtual disc on the guest operating system.
VMware Product Menu Command vSphere Client vSphere Web Client Right-click the virtual machine and select.
- To locate a virtual machine, select a datacenter, folder, cluster, resource pool, host, or vApp.
- Click the Related Objects tab and click Virtual Machines.
Fusion Workstation Player
- If autorun is not enabled for the CD-ROM drive, to manually launch the VMware Tools installation wizard, click and enter D:\setup.exe, where D: is your first virtual CD-ROM drive.
- On the Welcome page of the wizard, click Next.
- Specify whether to repair or modify the modules.
- Click Repair to repair the files, registry settings, and so on of components that are already installed.
- Click Modify to specify which modules are installed.
- Follow the on-screen instructions.
What to do next
If features still do not work, uninstall VMware Tools and reinstall.