How to install or reinstall the VMWare console plugin in FireFox

How to reinstall the VMWare console plugin in FireFoxThis step by step article will guide you through to installing or re-installing the Console plugin for VMWare server. VMware server is a very important and free virtualization platform. The VMWare console will let you open your virtual machines in VMWare server in a stand alone console window, sometimes this functionality goes haywire, especially in Windows 7 when you are running VMWare server 2.0 and accessing your console using FireFox. In this article we will show you how to install or reinstall the VMWare console plugin to fix any problems. You can also use this article as a guide on how to install the VMWare console plugin by following steps 5 through 10.

Step 1: Open FireFox and log on to your VMWare server web interface (by default this is https://yourservername:8333)

Log on to your VMWare server in FireFox

Step 2: In FireFox click on Tools then on AddOns

In FireFox click on Tools and then on Addons

Step 3: Scroll down to the VMWare console plugin, click on it and then click uninstall

Scroll down to VMWare console plugin and click uninstall

Step 4: Click on OK and then click on "Restart FireFox"

Click Ok and then click on Restart FireFox to restart it

Step 5:  After FireFox restarts, sign back on to VMWare server web interface (by default this is https://yourservername:8333)

Sign Back on to VMWare server