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Windows Me Guest

Windows Me Guest

The following steps provide examples of what you may see as your guest operating system recognizes the new virtual hardware. The specific steps may vary, depending on the configuration of the virtual machine.

  1. Power on the virtual machine and let it update the CMOS.
  2. Plug and Play detects an Intel 82371 EB Power Management controller. Select Automatic search and click Next. Windows finds and installs the driver automatically.
  3. Plug and Play detects an Intel 82443 BX Pentium II Processor to PCI bridge. Select Automatic search and click Next. Windows finds and installs the driver automatically.
  4. Restart the guest operating system.
  5. Plug and Play detects an Intel 82371 AB/EB PCI Bus Master IDE controller. Select Automatic search and click Next. Windows finds and install the driver automatically.
  6. Install the new version of VMware Tools. For details, see Installing VMware Tools.
  7. Shut down Windows and power off the virtual machine.
  8. Choose File > Upgrade Virtual Hardware.
  9. A dialog box cautions you that the operation is irreversible and recommends that you back up the virtual disks before proceeding. If you are ready to proceed, click Yes.
  10. A dialog box displays a message describing what is about to happen. Click OK to continue.
  11. Power on the virtual machine.
  12. Windows detects the PCI Multimedia Audio device and installs the driver for the Creative AudioPCI.
  13. Windows detects an AMD PCNet adapter. Select Automatic search and click Next. Windows automatically installs the driver for the adapter.
  14. Click Finish to restart the virtual machine.
  15. Windows detects a Creative game port device and installs the driver automatically.
  16. Windows detects a game port joystick and installs the driver automatically.
  17. Windows detects the PCI SVGA adapter, then it detects the VMware SVGA II adapter and installs the driver automatically.
  18. Click Yes to restart the virtual machine.
  19. If you have serial ports configured in the virtual machine, go to the Windows Device Manager and uninstall all the COM ports listed there.
  20. Restart the virtual machine.
  21. Windows detects the COM ports and installs them properly.

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