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0answers
52 views

What is the easiest way to stop Narrator without administrative privileges?

Every once in a while, the Windows Narrator starts out of the blue on one of my Windows VMs running under VMware Fusion on a MacBook Retina. There seems no clear way to stop it as there is no visual ...
0
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1answer
75 views

Virtualization: See OSX files in Bootcamp VM

Seems like this should be easy enough, but I have yet to find a simple solution. I'm using VMWare Fusion to access my Bootcamp partition through a VM on my OSX side. I'm trying to access my OSX files ...
3
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0answers
229 views

Windows guest in VMware Fusion not able to see Mac's internet connection

My VMware Fusion Windows VM can't access the internet. I had to swap a MacBook Pro's HDD to another MacBook Pro. The Mac is the host and the Windows 7 VM reports Ethernet cable not being plugged in; ...
5
votes
1answer
764 views

How can I share OS X fonts with Windows XP when using vmware-fusion?

When using VMware Fusion, is there any way to share fonts between the base OS (i.e., OS X) and the virtualized OS (e.g., Windows XP)? If so, how?
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1answer
219 views

Open certain domain links from Mac to VMware Fusion Windows

Is there a way to tell Mac OS, VMware Fusion, a third party app, or at least Apple's Mail.app to open certain domains (specified or .local) in my VM over Mac OS? I have a .NET application on our ...
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votes
1answer
319 views

Running Windows XP with VMWare Fusion from a Fujitsu-Siemens recovery disk

I have installed a trial version from VMWare Fusion. I had (sold now) a very old Fujitu-Siemens laptop (from around 2001) which came with two recovery disks. One recovery disk is a Windows XP ...
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2answers
127 views

VMware Fusion / New Machine / verify VMs?

I just got a 15" MacBook Pro with 8GB RAM, 2.66 i7 and 500GB SSD. Very sweet and fast! My old machine was 2.66 Core 2 Duo. I used Migration Assistant to migrate my old MBP to the new. When I started ...
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2answers
928 views

Fusion: create “headless” virtual machines?

Is there a way to run a VM in Fusion that starts when the machine does, but I can then access via Remote Desktop (Windows) or ssh (Linux) rather than by opening the Fusion app, starting the VM, and ...
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1answer
126 views

I have VMWare for Mac OS X, can I create VMs on Mac and use them on Windows 7 without buying another copy of VMWare?

Basically I own a license of VMWare on my Mac. I want to create the VMs on the Mac and then run them on my Windows 7 laptop. Is this doable and legal? Or do I need to buy another copy of VMWare for ...
0
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1answer
341 views

Can Not Open VM Fusion

When trying to open VMFusion I am told "File not Found" with the following extended message "/Users/toddpatti/Documents/Virtual Machines.localized/Windows XP Home Edition.vmwarevm" does not exist. ...
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3answers
3k views

Window Screen Shot?

I am running VMware Fusion 3.0.1 in a MacBook Pro and I have a Windows 7 guest OS. In the "Virtual Machine" menu item, there is a "Send Key" option and there is an option for "Print Scrn", but that ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

How to activate Windows twice in VMware Fusion?

I have Windows 7 (professional OEM) installed in Boot Camp. Not thinking about it, I activated it running in VMware Fusion. Now in Fusion everything is fine, but when I run it directly it says it ...
5
votes
7answers
14k views

How to convert laptop drive for use as VMware image?

I have a windows laptop that recently died (dead motherboard). It being a 7 year old laptop, I decided to give Apple a try this time around and try to use VMware to access my old data if necessary. ...
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vote
1answer
11k views

How do I force VMware virtual machine to enter the BIOS setup

I am using VMware Fusion 2.0.6. I want to boot virtual machine from iso file. How do I get into bios and change boot options?
13
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10answers
81k views

How do I convert a .vhd disk image to work with VMWare Fusion 2?

I’ve just installed VMWare Fusion 2 on my Mac. Microsoft makes available some Virtual PC disk images containing different versions of IE, so that us humble web developers can test our code on them: ...
2
votes
5answers
590 views

VMware snapshost issue

I am using VMware Fusion 2.0 on a Macbook Pro. I have allocated 20GB to a windows partition within VMware, and now wish to expand that. When I go to the settings for the hard drive it tells me: "These ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Mouse 'swipe' gestures for VMWare Fusion

Is there any way to enable the 'swipe' gestures available within Mac OS X inside Fusion? I'm regularly trying to swipe around in my Windows guest machines until I realise I'm not in Kansas any more.