I hope that this topic hasn't been brought up before. I searched and didn't find any references but if I missed it, I apologize in advance. Here's the scenario:
We have had the issue since we first started with vmware at ESX 3. While it's a minor annoyance, I've periodically looked for answers and not found any and I decided to run it up the flag pole and see if anyone had any ideas.
Not sure if this is your issue, but take a look here: VMware KB: Unable to maximize the virtual machine console window after it has been minimized to the ...
Okay .. Here my understanding is..
As Richardson pointed out with the KB .. If the console doesn't come up or unable to maximize .. You can change this using task bar property..
And if the console stucks or hung.. It is due to snapshot on the VM