You can install VMware Tools on a virtual machine for which guest customization is enabled.

Guest customization is enabled on the virtual machine's Properties page.

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To install VMware Tools in a vApp, you must save it as a vApp.

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Before you can install VMware Tools on a virtual machine, you must disable guest customization.

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You must install VMware Tools in your virtual machines to customize the guest operation system.

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After you install or upgrade VMware Tools in your virtual machines, you must enable guest customization.

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After you install or upgrade VMware Tools, you can add the updated vApp to your catalog.