A commercial virtualization product offered by VMware for the Mac OS X operating system.

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Is there a way to share the guest OS Internet connection with the host OS with in VMware?

I have an USB Wi-Fi board without drivers for Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion). Sometimes I have to connect to the Internet using the external board and need to pass the Ubuntu Internet connection ...
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Mac OS X Server 10.6.6 “disables” CPU in VMware Fusion

I installed Mac OS X Server 10.6.0 in VMWare Fusion the other night and it worked perfectly, until I ran Software Update. I upgraded to 10.6.6 through the combo updater, and now when I start the VM it ...
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Can I use the same Windows 7 license for a virtual machine and native (on the same computer)?

I run OS X as my usual operating system. I've purchased a copy of Windows 7 which I've installed as a guest in VMware Fusion. Everything's fine so far. Now -- I'd like to also have a native ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu Guest OS on an external hard disk, “Startup Disk Full” error

Trying to install Ubuntu as guest os(using VMWare Fusion) on a Macbook pro. Internal Hard disk size is 128 GB, plugged in a external hard drive (2TB). I want to install Ubuntu on this external hard ...
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Mac bootcamp boots under VMWare fusion but not normally

I have a mac bootcamp partition running windows 8.1 that used to work perfectly. I've been using it for about 9 months exclusively under vmware fusion and all has been fine. I have recently however ...
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Mount VMWare Disk on OSX

I have a VMWare Fusion guest running CentOS 7. I am having an issue with starting the VM and the recommended solution is to remove a file in my home directory. Here are the things I have tried: ...
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How to set the default virtual machine in VMware Fusion?

I'm running VMWare fusion in Host OS: OS X - El Capitan. There are 2 Guest OS in my VMWare fusion: Windows 10 - one that I seldom use. Ubuntu - one that I use quite often. My problem is that ...
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Open http/https URLs from Mac Mail in Linux virtual machine

I'm running VMWare Fusion 8.1.1 on OS X 10.10.5 with an Ubuntu 16.04 virtual machine. My primary email client is Mail in OS X, but I'd like to configure it so that http/https URLs in emails are opened ...
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Windows 10 upgrade report - vmware svga 3d not supported

I have an Windows 8.1 vm, running under fusion. The Windows 10 upgrade tool says that the SVGA 3D driver is not supported. I check all settings for the display and don't nothing i can change or a way ...
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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: ...
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2 VMware Fusion VMs: One hosting application, other one accessing it, host not involved

been searching around and haven't been able to find an answer for between two VMs (and what I've tried hasn't worked). Pardon the 'url' pretend it's 'http://' (can't post more than 2 links) Both VMs ...
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Apache on VM is not reachable from LAN

I have a CentOS machine installed on VMware Fusion and connected to my LAN through a bridge connection. Everything works fine, I can Surf on internet from the guest machine. Ping other network ...
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VMWare: guest machine internet working randomly

I have an issue with the internet in my VMWare guest machine working very randomly (mostly not working) and I am not sure what the issue might be. Sometimes the internet works (this also includes ...
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VMWare: guest machine internet working randomly

I have an issue with the internet in my VMWare guest machine working very randomly (mostly not working) and I am not sure what the issue might be. Sometimes the internet works (this also includes ...
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Address VMWare Fusion Linux guest by hostname?

I have a Ubuntu Server 9.04 image set up in VMWare Fusion 3.0.0, using the NAT option for the guest's network connection. From the Mac host, I can ssh to the linux guest just fine using it's IP ...
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External hard drive not being recognized by Windows virtual machine on Mac

Using: VMWare Fusion 8.0.0, El Capitan 10.11.4 on MacBook Pro (Late 2013), Windows 10 x64 (trial version by the way), LaCie 1TB Porsche Design Mobile Drive (USB 3.0, NTFS) Goal: Read/write/delete/etc ...
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How do I find the IP address of a virtual machine using VMware Fusion?

Can I determine the IP of a virtual machine using VMware Fusion without actually entering the operating system running on the virtual machine? I'm looking for a menu option, command line, or otherwise ...
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nvidia graphic drivers using VMware Fusion on a macbook pro

I have a macbook pro retina with a nvidia gt 650m video card. I use VMware Fusion and i want to update the drivers. I downloaded 320.18-notebook-win8-win7-64bit-international-whql.exe When i try to ...
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Windows Update no longer checks for updates in Windows 7 Ultimate

This problem began a few months ago and it this point it is becoming annoying. I run Windows 7 Ultimate in a virtual machine (VMware Fusion) on an iMac (Retina 5K 2014). The Win7 VM was built from an ...
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When using VMWare Fusion: DNS lookup on Windows 7 guest appends localdomain

Here's what I type: C:\Users>nslookup Default Server: UnKnown Address: 172.16.128.2 > google.com Server: UnKnown Address: 172.16.128.2 Name: google.com.localdomain Addresses: 74.125....
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Keyboard stopped responding on my Windows VM's hosted by OSX

I am having an issue with all of my Windows virtual machines running on top of OSX El-Capitan version 10.11.3. Hardware is MacBook Pro 15" Mid 2015. The issue is that my keyboard input stopped ...
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Allow socket connection to Windows 7 VM on Mac Host

I have a Windows 7 Pro running as guest under VMWare Fusion OSX 10.10.5. I want to run a program on windows 7 that listens on a port. I want to connect to that port from outside of my Mac. This VM ...
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Can I use only 2 of 3 displays with VMWare Fusion? OSX host, Win8.1 guest

I am using VMWare Fusion 7.1.3, OSX 10.10.5, and Windows 8.1 on my MacBook pro 13" (early 2015) with 2 external displays. I want to have Windows full screen on the two external displays, leaving the ...
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VMware The virtual machine couldnot start

I virtualized VMware for MAC OS X but when I start my VM it says the following The virtual machine could not start. Make sure VMware Workstation is installed correctly and you have rights to run ...
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Can I install Mac OS in windows through VMware workstation?

Can I install Mac OS in windows through VMware workstation ? I have VMware workstation software. I want to install Mac OS in Windows 7. Can I?
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vmfusion windows 8 on an imac - black screen

Hello i'm a naturopath not a computer wiz but i'm desperate please help me... I usually have the internet connection to VM fusion turned off but i needed to update the program that i run on it and a ...
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Get Windows 10 to install in an OSX VM

I have a macbook pro with El Capitan and VMWare Fusion. I want to install a legal copy of Windows 10 (the cheapest available) that would work for sure in a VM. So what is that minimal/safe version ...
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Parallels VMWare Fusion git repo on host machine slow performance

I started evaluating Parallels and VMWare Fusion to be able to use Visual Studio from my mac. I discovered, however, that both use network shares as a way to share files between Host and Guest OS. I ...
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How to backup VMware fusion?

This might sound weird but I deleted (with a third party tool: Omnisweeper) my VMware hd disk, while it was still running. Although it is still running but I guess with next restart, it will never ...
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Trick VMWare Fusion into “Boot Camp”ing Linux

I have the following scheme on my harddrive: Ingwie@Ingwies-Macbook-Pro.local ~ $ diskutil list /dev/disk0 (internal, physical): #: TYPE NAME SIZE ...
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Can't connect to the internet on Win8 in VmWare Fusion 8.1.0

I downloaded Virtual Machine for win8 for VMware fusion from https://dev.windows.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/vms/mac/ I can start the VM on my local computer, however, I can't seem to connect to ...
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Why am I suddenly unable to install any variety of Windows on Macbook Pro?

I've got a MBP8,1 running El Capitan (10.11.2). Until recently, I had a perfectly serviceable Win7 installation via Bootcamp. A few days ago, I decided to clean-install Win10 to replace Win7. Since ...
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New VM Does Not Autoconnect To The Internet, Which Setting Do I Need in VMWare Fusion?

I'm using VMWare Fusion 7.1 on Mac OS X. All the VM's that I've downloaded connect to the internet automatically when I fire them up. I downloaded a new VM from VulnHub, specifically BrainPan2. (Here ...
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Performance Penalty for using VMWare Fusion shared folders

I have a OSX MacBook Pro running 10.10.2 (Yosemite) and VMWare Fusion 7. The guest operating system is Windows 7. I do development (Using Eclipse) on the Windows 7 box and want to put my workspace ...
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Error mounting USB on RHEL 7.2 within vmware fusion

I am running two instances of the same RHEL 7.2 version on vmware fusion, one with GNOME gui and one without. I have inserted a USB stick, when I do, on the GUI instance everything works fine, my USB ...
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What is the difference between “Shared Folders” in vmWare vs a mapped network drive?

How do "Shared folders" work in vmWare Fusion? Are they just mapped network drives under the covers or are they using a different technology?
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How can I run a copy of my Linode VPS in VMWare Fusion 5 on my Mac?

I’ve just signed up for Linode, and having set up my Linode server (from their Debian 7 image), I’m trying to download a copy of it to run on VMWare Fusion 5 on my Mac. I’ve followed their ...
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Going Fullscreen with VMware Fusion VM in a different Space

Is it possible to have a VMware Fusion desktop go full screen in a Space (as in Spaces Space, the virtual desktop thing) other than the space the application was open in? When I'm using a VM I prefer ...
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Heavy CPU load VmWare Fusion (8) process with Windows 10 Enterprise and Visual Studio Pro 2015

I've started to notice when running my VM (unity mode) the Activity Manager shows a rather big CPU load for the VmWare process. Let's say I would be using 20% of my CPU but the process itself would ...
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OSX 10.10 Yosemite slow on VMware

I was having OSX Mavericks 10.9 in Vmware. It was working fine with VMware Tools installed and SVGA Drivers also. When Yosemite released, I updated it from App Store. I cam across many problems on ...
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Windows 8.1 VM: full resolution on iMac Retina 5K (5120 x 2880) and VMware Fusion 7

I am able to run a Windows 7 VM at full native resolution on a iMac with a Retina 5K display (HiDPI / Retina, at 5120 x 2880) using VMware Fusion 7. Windows 8.1, though, does not list any resolution ...
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What's causing my VM's OS to hang on “Switched to clocksource refined-jiffies”?

I have generated an OS using the Yocto Project, with Linux kernel version 3.14. I have tried several methods to boot this OS from VMware Fusion, all with seemingly-identical results, where the process ...
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How to get VMware Fusion Ubuntu VM to use host's DNS?

I have VMware Fusion Pro 8 running on my OSX El Capitano. I created Ubuntu 14.04 VM and configured network adapter to use Wi-fi bridged networking so my VM gets its own IP. My company is using local ...
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virtual machine is stored is almost full yet Window C drive says 29GB free

Getting message vmware has paused this virtual machine because the disk which virtual machine is stored iss almost full. to continue, free up 962 MB of disk space. My Mac has over 160GB free. Bootcamp ...
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Direct all host traffic through VMWare VM in Fusion

I am looking to do something similar to here and here with OS X Yosemite and VMWare Fusion. WiFi | Directly connected to Windows 7 x64 VM (second network adapter) | VM acting as a bridge/router (...
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VMWare 8 Fusion Installs Trovi to IE on Windows 8.1 Professional

I am facing this very very bizarre situation, which I have never encountered before. I have installed VMWare Fusion 8 (trial - downloaded from official VMWare website) on my Mac OSX machine (fresh ...
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Missing cursor when using dual display

Setup: Mac OS X 10.10.05 , VMWare Fusion 7.1.2 , Windows 7, dual external displays. Requirement: I need to use specific drivers for a ThinkPad keyboard with TrackPoint and TrackPad so I have added ...
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Using VMware virtual machine disk as local on OS X with VMWare Fusion

I am looking for solution to use disk from my virtual machine similarly to using local disk. Currently I am mounting disk over SSHFS, however, this solution is quite unreliable and unstable (...
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Connect device straight to VM (Passthrough?)

I've a Windows 7 VM on my VMWare Fusion 5.0.1 running on OSX 10.8.2. I want to connect it a tablet (Smart Pad 810c) that OSX doesn't recognize at all (it's not listed either in USB system ...
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Problems installing Windows 10 under VMware Fusion on El Capitan Mac

When I try to install Windows 10 under VMware Fusion, it gives an error titled "Load driver" with the message "No device drivers were found. Make sure that the installation media contains the correct ...