Upgrade VMWare tools 5.1


What's the deal with vmware tools 5.1? There is an setup.exe and a setup64.exe.
The setup.exe installs fine on a x64 machine AND when I look in installation-folder it is under program files (not program files (x86).

In short: can I just run the setup.exe and it will choose the right version?

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
The Setup program is the installation program to execute, it will detect which OS version is running, and install the correct software.

The software executables in Program Files are common to both OS versions, and may be 32 bit applications, but the drivers are either 32 or 64 bit, which are installed accordingly.

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janhoedtAuthor Commented:
Actually, yes indeed. I can google myself to those links too. Still not clear what the answer is then.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
@janhoedt Did you see my post?
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Just checked our 64 bit machines, and they have NO VMware folder in Program Files (x86), VMware Tools folder is only in Program Files, where there are 32 bit and 64 bit DLLs.
janhoedtAuthor Commented:
Didn t see this post. Thanks hanccocka!
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