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ESXi 5.1 U1 Purple Screen of Death

A few days ago i was contacted by a customer who was running vSphere 5.1 U1 which is about one year old. For various reasons they have not yet upgraded to a later version of vSphere 5.1 or to vSphere 5.5. However, there has been quite some time since i a have seen a purple screen …

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VMware Tools installation fails

When trying to install the VMware Tools software in a virtual machine, using the typical option, i received the following error messages: The virtual machine was running Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 so i have successfully installed VMware Tools many times using the same virtual machine operating system. The virtual machine was running …

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