Stuck Installing tools

Hello everybody,
got Ubuntu 10.4, I installaed VMware Player, with a VM Converter I created a copy of another pc trying to running as VM in my pc, everything works fine, apart the fact that I can't install the VMware tools, everytime start and after a while it stuck itself and I have to brutally close everything...

Any idea why and how to solve it?

Thank you
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gokyo66Asked:
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boon86Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Try Install VMware Tools as a custom install rather than a typical install then disable the virtual printing and Tools it should install properly.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
That is a Windows guest machine you are trying to install the Tools on.

See if there is an uninstall you can run (in case it got partially installed).

Try a different machine (build a guest from scratch). There may have been something go wrong in the conversion of the real machine. .... Thinkpads_User
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rindiCommented:
Are you sure the tools aren't already installed?
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gokyo66Author Commented:
Thnx guy for all your comment.
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[Thinkpads_User] - Starting from scratch I confirm there is no problem, since I already did it at home where I had the same problem I decide to make a new installation. Here in office, since I didn't want to spend so much time re-installing everything I would like to understand what's going on.

[boon86] - Ok I'll try your suggestion and I'll let you know.

[rindi] - I'm pretty sure, yes, btw there is a way to check it?
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Look in Add/Remove programs in your guest machine to see if Tools are installed. They will show up there if installed. .... Thinkpads_User
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gokyo66Author Commented:
Already did it.. nope..
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gokyo66Author Commented:
Thanx everybody...appriciate your help
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rindiCommented:
Usually, if not installed, there is an additiional bar at the bottom of the screen where you have the options "Install Tools", "Remind me Later"....


If they are installed that shouldn't show up.

The reason I mention this is that with the newest VMware Player, when you install a new VM via the wizard, where you can select the OS, it'll install the tools automagically. Possibility the converter does that too.
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