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Windows 95 Guest

Windows 95 Guest

  1. Power on the virtual machine.
  2. Allow Workstation to upgrade the virtual hardware.
  3. Click OK to dismiss the message "A legacy SVGA driver has been detected."
  4. Log on to Windows 95.

    You see a number of Plug and Play messages. Click Cancel for those listing the following devices: Standard host CPU bridge, PCI bridge and PCI Universal bus.

  5. The SVGA driver is not working properly.
  6. From the Windows Start menu, choose Settings > Control Panel > System > Device Manager > Display Adapters.

    Manually remove the SVGA driver.

  7. Restart Windows 95.
  8. Again, you see a number of Plug and Play messages. Click Cancel for those listing the following devices: Standard host CPU bridge, PCI bridge and PCI Universal bus.
  9. A VMware SVGA II adapter is detected and Windows installs it.
  10. Restart Windows 95.
  11. Once again, you see a number of Plug and Play messages. Again, click Cancel for those listing the following devices: Standard host CPU bridge, PCI bridge and PCI Universal bus.
  12. The SVGA driver should be working correctly.
  13. Install the new version of VMware Tools. See Installing VMware Tools for details.

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