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Archive for August 30th, 2010

Script to Restart VMware Tools Remotely | Daily Hypervisor

Posted by jpluimers on 2010/08/30

Sometimes the VMware tools need to be restarted in order to get the shared clipboard functionality working again.

From inside a Windows VM, you can do that like this:

net stop vmtools

This will create this output:

The VMware Tools Service service is stopping.

The VMware Tools Service service was stopped successfully.

Then start the service again:

net start vmtools

Giving this output:

The VMware Tools Service service is starting.

The VMware Tools Service service was started successfully.

From outside your virtual machine, you can do it like on this URL using schttp://www.dailyhypervisor.com/2009/03/25/script-restarting-vmware-tools-remotely/

–jeroen

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