How do I install VMware tools update?


  1. Start the vSphere Web Client and log in to the vCenter Server.
  2. Select the virtual machines.
  3. Power on the virtual machines to upgrade.
  4. Right-click your selections.
  5. Select Guest OS > Install/Upgrade VMware Tools and click OK.
  6. Select Interactive Upgrade or Automatic Upgrade and click Upgrade.

How do I force VMware tools to install?

Type setup /c and press Enter to force removal of all registry entries and delete the old version of VMware Tools. Open My Computer and double-click the CD-ROM that contains VMware Tools. After Auto-Run starts, follow the prompts to install. Note: This must be done from the GUI interface.

How do I install VMware vSphere Update Manager?

To install VMware vCenter Update Manager 6.0:

  1. Mount the vSphere 6.0 installation media.
  2. In the left pane, under VMware vCenter Support Tools, click vSphere Update Manager and then click Install.
  3. Select the appropriate language from the dropdown and click OK.
  4. In the welcome screen, click Next.

How install VMware tools VMware?

To install VMware Tools, follow this procedure:

  1. Start the virtual machine.
  2. On the menu of the VMware console window, choose Player→Manage→Install VMware Tools. The dialog box shown here appears.
  3. Click Download and Install.
  4. Follow the instructions in the Setup program to install the VMware tools.

How do I get the latest version of VMware tools?

Mount the VMware Tools virtual disc on the guest operating system by selecting the virtual machine: In vSphere Client – Hosts and Clusters view > right-click the Virtual Machine > Guest OS > Upgrade VMware Tools. In vSphere Web Client – Click All Actions icon > Configuration > Install/Upgrade VMware Tools.

How do I fix VMware tools not installing?

Do not skip a step.

  1. Verify that the guest operating system you are trying to install VMware Tools in is fully certified.
  2. Verify that the correct guest operating system is selected.
  3. Verify that the correct ISO image is being loaded.
  4. Verify that the VMware Tools ISO image has not been corrupted.

How do I install Update Manager?

In the mounted directory, double-click the autorun.exe file of the VMware vCenter Installer, and select vSphere Update Manager > Server. (Optional) Select the option to Use Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express as the embedded database, and click Install.

Where is VMware update manager?

Update Manager is bundled in the vCenter Server Appliance. The Update Manager client component is a plug-in that runs on the vSphere Web Client (Flex) and the vSphere Client (HTML5).

How do I update VMware tools without rebooting?

In the vSphere client, click VM in the virtual machine menu, then click Guest > Install/Upgrade VMware Tools and click OK. Choose Automatic Tools Upgrade for an unattended upgrade. After some time the VMware tools are updated the latest version without a reboot!