Vmware Tools


This enables resizing of the VMware window and resolution, moving the mouse freely between host and guest OS etc.

All credit to:

wget http://download3.vmware.com/software/wkst/VMware-workstation-5.5.0-18463.tar.gz

Or get the latest version of VMWare Workstation.
Extract the windows.iso file (usually: vmware-distrib/lib/isoimages/windows.iso)
Mount the ISO in the VMX file as a drive.
Go into VMWare Windows and run setup on the new mounted iso