How to Install VMware Tools in Windows 8 VM

This video shows you the steps of installing VMware Tools on your Windows 8.1 virtual machine.

How to Install VMware Tools in Windows 8 VM

To install VMware Tools in Windows 8.1 operating system on VMware Workstation 15:

Step 1: Previously, if you did not install Windows 8.1 with the VMware Workstation virtualization program, please refer to the video below.


Step 2: After installing Windows 8.1 on the VMware virtual machine, the first thing you should do is to install VMware Tools.

Step 3: Installing VMware Tools for Windows Guests contains exactly the same steps.

Step 4: After you install VMware Tools on Windows 8.1, you can use the virtual machine more effectively.

Step 5: VMware Tools is located in VMware Workstation and you do not need to download it. If a new version of VMware Tools is published, you can manually install it.

Step 6: To install VMware Tools on Windows 8.1 in VMware, click VM / Install VMware Tools.

Step 7: Click Next in the VMware Tools Setup Wizard window.

Step 8: We recommend that you select Complete when installing VMware Tools on Windows 8.1. Complete the VMware Tools installation by selecting Complete.

Step 9: After installing VMware Tools, restart the virtual machine to make the settings active.

Step 10: Watch the entire video to install VMWare Tools on Windows 8.1 Guest step by step.

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