Help about installing VM Tools

Can’t install since the option for it is greyed out. Is it possible for me to manually do it?

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  1. You can always grab tools from VMware downloads. But, it shouldn’t be greyed out, so should probably get to the root of that.

    Workstation? ESXi? vCenter? Guest OS? If Workstation, host OS? Could be greyed out because you or someone else has already initiated the install. If it’s Linux, you would have to navigate to where CDROM mounts and kick off the install yourself. That said, if it’s Linux, you can just use open-vm-tools.

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