The VMware detection tool.
Latest Version: v1.0 from 2008
This tool combines various tricks to determine if an operating system is running inside a VMware Virtual Machine (VM) or on a native system.
ScoopyNG can detect VMware even if anti-detection configurations are applied. 🧐
ScoopyNG displays the following output if run on a native system.*
* Windows Vista SP1 32bit, Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU
ScoopyNG displays the following output if run on a virtualized system.*
ScoopyNG displays the following output if run on a virtualized system* with anti-detection VM configuration.
* VMware VM (Workstation 6.0.4 build-93057)
You can download the latest version 1.0 of ScoopyNG here.
Frequently Asked Questions.
If one or more of the test results state that VMware is detected.
No, it is sufficient that one test result says that VMware is detected.
The tool is cited in various academic journals (e.g. here or here) and books.