VMware and mapping Windows 7 drive

Posted on 2010-08-12
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Last Modified: 2012-05-10
I had to update my Windows 7 OS last night because it did not except my Software Key. I did that all successfully but now I can't access all of my files on the MAC side. It seems like the \\vmware-host\Shared Folders\Documents drive is not mapped. It is the standard z drive that VMware installs when you initially set it up and I can't get it to re-map the drive. Any help or ideas?
Question by:Rhiaanon44
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You need to enable shared folders

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bhzdkh earned 1000 total points
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Go to options, SHared Folders/ select Always enabled .
Add Folders, and point it to were it used to be, or you can select another folder

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pgerard earned 1000 total points
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Go into the Virtual Machine's settings and then select Sharing.  Enable Sharing.  Add or select the folders you want to share or mirror.

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Thanks guys! That fixed it

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