VMware Tools is a suite of utilities that you install in the operating system of a virtual machine. VMware Tools enhances the performance and management of the virtual machine.

You can install VMware Tools in one or more virtual machines by using the VMware Host Client.

1

Click Virtual Machines in the VMware Host Client inventory.

2

Select a virtual machine from the list.

The virtual machine must be powered on to install VMware Tools.

3

Click Actions, select Guest OS from the drop-down menu, and select Install VMware Tools.