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Questions tagged [vmware-fusion]

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

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Screenshotting Linux VM in Mac

I am running VMware fusion on my Macbook Pro to run a Kali Linux VM. The OS for my Macbook is Mojave. Whenever I am in my VM and try to take a screenshot of a window , usually being my terminal (...
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Adding a new virtual NIC to Linux virtual machine

I'm facing a strange problem with a Linux Machine imported in VMWare Fusion from a OVA Virtual Box file. After importing the only NIC is lo. So I removed the Network Adapter and add a new one. But I ...
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List all linked clone in VMware Fusion?

I'm trying to list all linked clone in VMware Fusion, it does not display the full path: The whole thing is not resizable, so how can I find out all linked clones?
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What would cause a Windows VM to consume native host disk space?

So, I've got a Windows10 virtual machine running on macOS via VMware Fusion. It's just the common, freely available Windows development VM. It's been allocated a significant portion of the hosts ...
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Virtual Disk .vmdik file taking too much space

I am runing 4 virtual machines on my macbook pro, But i realized recently that virtual disk vmdk files are taking way too much space, I will very much like to delete these .vmdk files but i am not ...
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Testing Software on 1366x768 Resolution Virtual Machine

I have a WinForms application (C#). The user is reporting a window cutting issue on her 15 inch laptop screen: Meaning a portion of the window is below the screen. I have made some changes to the ...
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Disabling HiDPI in a Mac OSX virtual machine

I have installed Mac OS X in VMWare and I am running into an issue with my display. When I run the virtual machine full screen on my main monitor with a resolution of 1920 x 1080. Mac OS X insists ...
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Merge non-contiguous partition on Windows 10

I have a Windows 10 VM on a Mac using VMWare Fusion. I just extended the disk from 60 GB to 80GB. Now I'm trying to figure out how to add that space to my C: drive. The option to "Extend Volume..." is ...
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nfs mount access denied using Ubuntu 18.04 Vmware client and OSX Sierra host

I'm trying to nfs share a directory from my OSX machine to be mounted by an Ubuntu client (VM). I feel like I'm missing something in regards to access permissions. When I try to mount the nfs share, ...
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Ubuntu (18.04) with NAT on Vmware Fusion

I just installed VMware Fusion 10.1.2 on my macOS 10.13.4 and created a new VM using the Ubuntu 18.04 server image. The installation completes without issues, the VM boots up normally. However, I'm ...
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How to shrink VMWare disk size?

I installed Windows 10 on VMWare and I set its capacity as 60 gigabytes. Now I only want it to have 30 gigabytes and reclaim those 30 gigabytes for my mac. How do I change that?
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Time sync with NTP on Vmware Fusion VM

I built a Centos 6.9 VM in VMware Fusion with Synchronize Time turned off and I followed this doc: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/1006427?sliceId=1&dialogID=373948728&docTypeID=DT_KB_1_1&...
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Could no open /dev/vmmon: no such file or directory

The following error occurred when resuming the windows 10 VM on Mac OS. According to some posts the module is for linux guest OS not Windows Guests Reinstalling the VMWare fusion did not solve the ...
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VMware Fusion 8.5.10 and Windows 10 black screen on boot

iMac, 27", Mid-2010 MaxOS Sierra, 10.12.6 Core i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 2TB Harddrive After Windows10 updates, the screen stays blank after login. Restoring the previous VM doesn't help anymore, as ...
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How to use a specified number of monitors in VMware Fusion in macOS

This has been asked many times before, with the solution being fairly straightforward (e.g. Settings > Display, etc). Currently, VMware Fusion 10 provides an option to use all monitors in fullscreen ...
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Access IIS on Win10 VM

I'm attempting to access a website running on IIS (Windows 10, running on a VM in Fusion). VM is set to use NAT with a static IP defined in dhcpd.conf for the network. Windows firewall is ...
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VMware fusion tools working and on, but I cannot get shared folders to work (Kali Linux)

I am trying to share folders from my Mac to a Kali linux guest OS but it will not work, and I know I have vmware tools installed on running.
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VMWare Fusion - DHCP Server on Windows 2012

I have two virtual machines in VMWare fusion: Windows Server 2012 - running DHCPServer installed via (Install-WindowsFeature DHCP) Windows 10 - Shutdown, prepared with Sysprep Both VM's are using ...
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How to get vmnet8 subnet from within guest VM

I am building a demo VM (think of something similar to Hortonworks Sandbox VM) and want the VM to boot up with static IP such as 192.168.94.100 The vmnet8 has 192.168.94.0/24 in my Mac via VMware ...
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How can I reset a user password for a VMware Fusion guest installation of Snow Leopard Server?

I would like to change a user password for a guest installation of Snow Leopard Server. I've looked around, and found that one proposed solution was to hold Command-S after the chime. I tried several ...
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How do I force VMWare to pause/suspend guest when host put to sleep?

I have a VMWare Fusion 8.5 virtual machine running Windows 10 (guest) running on macOS 10.11/El Capitan (host). When the host goes to sleep — usually because I close the MacBook Pro's lid — the ...
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Can't install vmware tools on Windows 2016 standard

I'm trying to install VMWare Tools on Windows 2016 standard, but got the following result, any ideas? I'm using VMWare Fusion 10.0.1
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Setup bridge network connection for windows guest hosted by VM Fusion

I have windows 10 running as guest on a VM fusion service version 8.5.8. The windows system has the latest VM tools installed. To setup the connection i select auto detect on Bridge connections but ...
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How to convert a .vmwarevm file to VirtualBox vm format?

I want to clone my machine form .vmwarevm format to any popular VirtualBox friendly format. I was using a VM with my college Fusion license and after I graduated, I was not legally allowed to use ...
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How to fix VMWare Fusion Pro 10, “could not find any recovery partitions on this Mac”

I recently upgraded to macOS High Sierra and VMWare Fusion Pro 10. When I try to create a new VM using the recovery partition option Fusion says, "VMware Fusion could not find any recovery partitions ...
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How to fix VMWare Fusion Pro 10, “Cannot find a valid peer process to connect to”

I recently upgraded to macOS High Sierra and VMWare Fusion Pro 10. My Windows 10 Pro VM will no longer run. When I open it with Fusion, I see the following message: "New Features are avialable for ...
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Vmware Fusion settings and OSX

Some of the settings for VMware Fusion 8 on OSX don't seem to be working. If I go to settings->Keyboard & Mouse and set Mac Profile to default, and also check Enable Mac OS Host Keyboard ...
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Repair Bootcamp Windows 10 0xc0000225

I'm usually running my Bootcamp partition in VMWare Fusion. When resuming from sleeping the computer told me it was restarted due to a problem. Now the Windows 10 partition doesn't boot, either in ...
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VMWare Fusion Multiple Display Issue

I have VMWare Fusion (8.5.7) running on an Macbook host (10.12.6). The guest machine is Windows 10. If the guest has been run while the Macbook is not connected to external monitors, then it becomes ...
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How do I migrate a VMWare Fusion virtual machine to Azure?

I have (had) an instance of VMWare Fusion installed on my MacBook Air but the licensing has expired and I'd prefer not to renew if I can host these vm's on Azure. They take up a lot of space, I pay ...
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VMware Fusion black screen on boot

I'm having this issue with VMware Fusion recently when I try to start metasploitable 2 virtual machine which is basically Ubuntu. So once I click on "start up" button I get a solid black screen and ...
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MacOS keyboard mapping in Windows VMWare Guest

I have been tryign to resolve an issue with keyboard mapping from a MacOS host to a VMWare Windows 10 guest OS to no avail. The configuration is a UK Layout Corsair K70 connected to the Mac host, ...
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The correct way to license Window 8.1 on a VMWare image

I've been tasked with getting some beta customers up and running with our software which runs on Windows. The target customers are using Macs. The approach I'm taking is buying them VMWare Fusion ...
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VMWare Fusion shuts down VM when display turns off

We're using VMWare Fusion 8.5.3, and the "Microsoft Edge on Win 10 Stable" virtual machine from https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/vms/. Whenever the host machine turns off ...
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VMware Fusion: Error Loading Operating System after upgrade

I upgraded a Mac from Snow Leopard to Yosemite, but I forgot to shutdown a VMware Fusion VM on it beforehand. The VM was only in sleep mode. The OS of the VM is Windows XP SP3. Now the problem is that ...
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VMware Fusion multiple users at same time

I have a client who wants to make it possible for multiple users to log into his virtual windows machine on his mac simultaneously, but whenever another user logs in, it boots off the current user. ...
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connect to mapped network drive OSX vmware fusion running windows 7

My setup is as follows. I have a mac running vmware fusion 7, where I virtualize windows 7. I want to connect to a network drive on my virtual machine instead of needing to connect to it on my mac ...
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SeAccessCheckEx CPU usage in Windows Server 2016 + VMWare Fusion

I am running Windows Server 2016 (RTM) in VMWare Fusion 8.5.1 on a late 2013 iMac (quad-core i5, 16 GB RAM) with macOS Sierra. At random moments the virtual machine practically grinds to an halt, ...
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How do I create a snapshot of my machine with VMWare Fusion?

I don't know if "snapshot" is the correct term to use. I run Mac OS X El Capitan and my employer has installed VMWare Fusion Pro and provided me with a Windows image (its a single file with a ....
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How to change DHCP ip address range in VMware fusion?

I want to change dhcp ip address range in VMware fusion for example by default the pool start with 192.168.0.128 and ends with 192.168.0.254 and i want to change that to 192.168.0.203 - 192.168.0.254,...
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Shortcut file opens location, but directly visiting location fails

Using VMWare Fusion 8.5's shared folders feature, which creates a Public desktop shortcut file to "\\vmware-host\Shared Folders". Opening this shortcut file takes me to the correct location, however ...
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Import ova file using mac terminal onto Vmware Fusion

This is the first question I am posting and I will be try to as thorough and exact as possible. I have a my_vm.ova file and VMware Fusion on my mac. I can import the ova file through the GUI of ...
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How to fullscreen CentOS on VMware?

I have installed CentOS 6.8 on VMware, I press the fullscreen button, but it does not enlarge CentOS it just puts dark image around: How do I make it show fullscreen?
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Network issue with VM-Fusion and fresh W7 on mac

In order to use VS-2015 I installed a fresh Win-7 N x64 SP1 virtual machine on my Macbook Pro 2011. It works like a charm, I was able to download the latest version of Firefox, the VS installer. Then ...
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enlarge disk partition El Capitan on vmware

I have a version of El Capitan running on my server. However When I first created it I only assigned 40GB to it. Now I want to make it larger so I added 140GB to the disk size. However I don't seem to ...
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How much damage is caused to a laptop under load?

So I am playing around in VMWare to practice some networking, this is all done on a macbook pro 2015 (Hardware spec is kind of irrelevant for this post) So the CPU does run a bit hot at around 80 ...
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RDP inside VMware fusion doesn't get keyboard shortcuts

Setup: Host: MBP running OS X 10.11.5 VMware: Fusion 8.1.1 (3771013) Guest OS: Windows 10 or Server 2016 TP5 so far I have the VMware guest running in full screen using the VMware UI. Inside the ...
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“Invalid disk size” when shrinking a disk

My MacBook is running out of disk space. I found three Windows VM's that had almost 100 GB reclaimable space, so I reclaimed it. I'm now trying to permanently shrink it to avoid the endless stream of ...
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How can I correct two-finger scrolling on a Linux VM under OSX?

An earlier poster posted some of my concern at https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/235029/in-terminal-how-to-exit-the-two-fingers-history-scrolling-mode, and I am grateful; I now know how to get ...
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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 ...