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Using the Control Panel to Configure VMware Tools

This section shows the options available in a Windows XP guest operating system. Similar configuration options are available in VMware Tools for other guest operating systems.

When VMware Tools is running, an icon with the VMware boxes logo appears in the guest operating system's system tray.

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To open the VMware Tools control panel, double-click the VMware Tools icon in the system tray.

If the VMware Tools icon does not appear in the system tray, go to Start > Control Panel. Locate the VMware Tools icon and double-click it.

Tabs in the VMware Tools control panel are described in the following sections.

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