VMware Tools download

Posted on 2011-09-20
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I've been searching for where I can download the latest VMware tools for ESXi host for Windows 2008 R2 VM

So far I can find a link. Can someone help me?
Question by:Gerhardpet
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by:Stelian Stan
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Just right click on your Windows 2008 VM and > Guest > Install/Upgrade VMware Tools
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by:Stelian Stan
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This it will install the VMware tools you have on your ESXi
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But if your 'tools' are out of date, you'll get notified in vSphere Client. If they are, you can open the console to the VM -> click the VM menu item -> Guest -> then Install/Upgrade VMware Tools.

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first mount DVD  window 2008 DVD  in your guest o.s  after  that   check your host  O.S Your DVD drive is connected with guest or not . than go >VM menu item -> Guest -> then Install/Upgrade VMware Tools.

after that vmware tool cd display on your host O.S

unzip that vmware tool after that install.. extracted vmware tool

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