Windows 11 is a new operating system released by Microsoft. The latest version of the VMware workstation should support the installation of Windows 11 and VMWare tools. You get optimized performance when you install VMWare Tools on Windows 11 virtual machine. Your Windows 11 VM will run better and smoothly after installing the VMware tools.
While creating a new VM, if the VMware workstation recognizes the Windows 11 operating system, VMWare tools should be installed automatically. If not, you can always manually initiate the VMware tools installation on Windows 11 VM.
This risewindows post will show you how to Install VMware Tools on Windows 11 VMware Workstation Player.
How to Install VMware Tools on VMware Workstation Player?
To install VMware Tools on a guest Windows 11, do the following:-
Step 1. Firstly, click on the
Step 2. Now, it will mount a virtual CD-ROM in a few seconds on guest Windows 11. You will also see a notification of a virtual CD-ROM on the right side bottom corner of the taskbar. To access, open the File Explorer by pressing
Step 3. Right-click on the mounted CD-ROM and select
Step 4. So, when “User Account Control” prompts, click the
Step 5. Then, VMware Tools will start installing on your guest machine. Click
Step 6. After that, click the
Step 7. Then, click the
Step 8. Next, click
Step 9. Lastly, press the
Now restart the guest Windows 11. You can now avail of almost all the features of your host machine, such as sound, USB, CD-ROM, etc. Also, the mouse will work smoothly now.
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