You can manually install or upgrade VMware Tools on Windows, Linux, NetWare, Solaris, and FreeBSD virtual machines.

If you are installing VMware Tools in a number of Windows virtual machines, you can automate its installation by using the VMware Tools setup.exe at a command prompt in the guest operating system. See Installing and Configuring VMware Tools for more information.

All supported Windows guest operating systems support VMware Tools.

For Linux virtual machines, you manually install or upgrade VMware Tools by using the command line.

For NetWare virtual machines, you manually install or upgrade VMware Tools by using the command line.

For Solaris virtual machines, you manually install or upgrade VMware Tools by using the command line.

For FreeBSD virtual machines, you manually install or upgrade VMware Tools by using the command line.