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Jan 29

Copy and Paste Between Your PC and vSphere Virtual Machines

copy-and-paste

Many people have the rude awakening when they first start creating their virtual environments that they can’t copy and paste between their PC and the VM they have open through vSphere. THERE IS A SOLUTION! and its quite simple:

1. The VM needs to be powered down

2. Right-click on the VM and click ‘Edit Settings

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3. click the ‘Options‘ tab

4. select ‘General‘ and click on ‘Configuration Parameters’

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5. click ‘Add Row‘ and add the following lines:

Isolation.tools.copy.disable                  false

Isolation.tools.paste.disable                false

Each in their own row

Configuration Parameters

 

6. Click ‘Ok‘ and boot up your Virtual Machine.

YOU CAN NOW SUCCESSFULLY COPY AND PASTE BETWEEN MACHINES!

 

 

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