How to fix VM guest only showing 1/4th of the console window

I’ve noticed that when I’m running on some (high resolution) laptops I’m unable to see the whole console screen of a VM guest. Connecting those laptops to a docking resolves the problem.

As you can see in the following example you don’t see only a quarter of the console session :


After some investigation I found the solution. Open the shortcut of the VMware Client and open the properties. Enable the disable display scaling option.


Make sure you save the settings and try again.


As you can see in the above example, the whole screen is displayed!

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