If you wish to try Mac OS X on vmware virtual machines, you are most likely to find that the Vmware tools cannot be installed via the menu VM> Install Vmware Tools…, and an error pops up:
Could not find component on update server. Contact VMware Support or your system administrator.
To solve this, you need darwin.iso, which can be downloaded here.
Then take below actions:
- Right click your virtual machine in vmware
- Click the settings menu item
- Select CD/DVD item in the left UI
- On the right UI, select and mount the darwin.iso.
Now, the vmware tools installation is started in your Mac OSX virtual machine:
Install the VMware Tools now! Done!