VMware’s Community Forum and website has always been super helpful in providing technology resources and information quickly and easier. The lagging side has consistently been the tough to find downloads that you need in order to upgrade or install new products. VMware Tools can be downloaded quickly and easily using a web browser to review the file structure, instead of heading to the website and navigating through the links. Here’s the site:
VMware calls them Operating System Specific Packages – http://www.vmware.com/download/packages.html
This should make finding what you’re looking for a bit easier. Be sure and use the folder with “…latest” appended to the end of the name, if you’re looking to download the latest, depending on the version. Also, pay attention to x86 and x84_64 versions as well.