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MSI Installation:

Unpack the EXE file to get the MSI and MST.

Install silent (1031 is the german, choose your own one):
Call MsiExec /I VMware Tools.msi TRANSFORMS=1031.mst REBOOT=REALLYSUPPRESS ARPSYSTEMCOMPONENT=1 /qn

Repair silent:
Call MsiExec /Fvomus VMware Tools.msi TRANSFORMS=1031.mst REBOOT=REALLYSUPPRESS ARPSYSTEMCOMPONENT=1 /qn

Uninstall silent:
Call MsiExec /X {FE2F6A2C-196E-4210-9C04-2B1BC21F07EF} REBOOT=REALLYSUPPRESS /qn /Li "%MSILogFile%"
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Platform(s): Windows
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Note
To active hardware acceleration, execute the following:

echo off
FOR /f "tokens=1-5* delims= " %%a in ( 'reg query HKLM\HARDWARE\DEVICEMAP\VIDEO /v \Device\Video0' ) do set VideoID=%%c
reg add "HKLM\%VideoID:~18%" /v "Acceleration.Level" /t REG_DWORD /d "0" /f
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Platform(s): Windows
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Command Line
For 8.6 and above, setup.exe (32bit) or setup64.exe (64bit) must be used.
setup64.exe /S /v"/qn REBOOT=R"
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Platform(s): Windows
  • FYI - We ran Setup.exe /S /v "/qn REBOOT=R REMOVE=ThinPrint" to remove the ThinPrint drivers.
    Be aware any print servers need the spooler service restarted or reboot these servers after removing the ThinPrint driver.
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