VMWare Tools installation cannot be started while Easy Install is in progress

When installing VMWare Tools in Windows 7 within VMWare Workstation 7.0 you could get this error message:

“VMWare Tools installation cannot be started while Easy Install is in progress”

VMWare Tools installation cannot be started while Easy Install is in progress

Solution:

Change the floppy drive in VMWare Workstation Settings:

Change VMWare floppy

Change VMWare floppy

To:

Change VMWare floppy

Change VMWare floppy

VMWare Tools will install as it should ..

35 thoughts on “VMWare Tools installation cannot be started while Easy Install is in progress

  1. Thank you so, so so much, my troubles have been solved and vmtools is now installed, thank you again.

  2. Thanks, I dont understand it but who cares, I am even have a floppy drive but it works.

  3. Yes, it does work really well. Does anyone know why changing the setting for the floppy drive works?

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