Update: SVGA Drivers on Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 7

I posted an article in December on how the SVGA driver included with VMware Tools caused the guest VM to freeze.  I referenced VMware's KB Article 1011709, which directed you to not use the SVGA drivers included with VMware Tools.  KB1011709 has since been updated (as of February 25, 2010) to indicate that the VMware Tools package included with ESX 4.0 Update 1 includes a new WDDM driver that is fully supported.  If you have updated to Update 1, you should upgrade VMware Tools to take advantage of the new driver. If you followed the KB1011709's original advice and did a custom install of … [Read more...]