For a long time, I’ve just dealt with having a massively long list of old VM servers in my vSphere client but today I finally decided to take a minute to do something about it as it was just getting too ridiculous to navigate to find the servers I wanted to use. A quick scour of the web led me to the following registry key, all you need to do is edit the comma separated list, delete out the entries you no longer want, and be on your merry way.
HKCU\Software\VMware\VMware Infrastructure Client\Preferences\RecentConnections
To disable the VMware Tools tray icon, edit the following key in the registry:
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To do a P2V conversion on Windows XP, go to VMware’s website, create a free account, then download and install the latest version of VMware vCenter Standalone Converter here.
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To fix the BSOD “KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED” error that references the driver “scsiport.sys”, first install the Update Rollup 1 for Windows 2000 SP4 (KB891861) on the physical machine and then reboot. Then run the P2V conversion process over again and the new virtual machine will boot normally.