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Questions tagged [vmware]

A range of virtualization software; VMware Fusion is the name of the product for macOS. For questions about VMware products unrelated to macOS, please consider Super User.

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Touch Bar doesn't show but I need F8

I'm running a Windows Virtual Machine (VMWare) through an external hard drive, however, when I boot it, I gets the error, Winload.efi is corrupted or missing but it says I need to press F8 to change ...
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Safari 12 doesn't play icecast audio stream - “Unsupported plug-in”

I have a virtual machine (VMWARE) with macOs Mojave 10.14 installed. And I tried to open the following icecast link in Safari 12: http://nashe1.hostingradio.ru/nashespb128.mp3 It's a radio stream. ...
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VMWare Fusion: Install MacOS from recovery partition is no longer available in 10.14?

In the old days I just install OSX virtual machine from the recovery partition. But this is no longer available in newer Macs, any ideas? P.S Recovery partition is actually available from diskutil ...
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How to resolve “No 3D support is available from the host” error in VMware Fusion 11

Immediately after I upgraded from VMware Fusion 10.x to 11.0.1, I got the following error when trying to start the VM of any "advanced" OS like Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04, which worked perfectly fine ...
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Detect copy/paste done performed in guest OS running in a Virtual Machine in Windows/macOS host

I have copied certain text in CentOS running as a guest in Virtual Machine which in turn is running on Windows/macOS host. Is it possible to detect that some text was copied/moved to a file/e-mail/...
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VMware Fusion: Command + Tab window switching not focusing *inside* virtual machine

I'm a "keyboard-oriented" user. I normally switches between applications via Command+Tab combo. I noticed the following issue when working with a Linux guest (steps to reproduce): Run a Linux VM in ...
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Keyboard not working in virtualized systems on mojave

I just installed Mojave on a macbook pro and imported two virtual machines running Windows 10. One in Parallels 14.0.1 and one using VMWare Fusion Pro 11.0.0. On both machines I get the same problem: ...
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Virtualization software options for macOS

I want to play Alto's Adventure for free on my Mac so I installed Windows 10 virtual machine on my Mac using Virtual Box, but Alto's Adventure crashes in Virtual Box even if it give the maximum amount ...
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Should virtualize within MacOS or use a Hypervisor like VMWARE ESXi

I have a Mac Mini late 2012, 16GB ram with 500GB disk, multiple (3) gigabit NICs, and some external USB3.0 drives. My requirements for guest OS are: One Macos High Sierra with Server.app One ...
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Recommended Fusion / Win10 hardware settings on MBP 2018

I'm a .Net software dev and want to get the absolute best perf out of my Win10 Fusion VM while keeping a sane experience for the OSX host. I have the currently top-spec 2018 MBP. My settings are 4 (of ...
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Can´t run VMs on VMware Fusion - MacOS High Sierra - Cannot find a valid peer process to connect to

macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 VMware Fusion 10.1.3 Error message: "Cannot find a valid peer process to connect to." Already clicked Allow on Privacy and Security for VMware Inc. but the button doesn´t ...
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VMware - Switch between macOS Guest and Host

I am running macOS High Sierra as guest OS using VMware on a host running macOS High Sierra. The guest OS is running in full-screen. I am looking for a mechanism (possibly a keyboard shortcut) to ...
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macOS as a guest and in the host

I want to install macOS High Sierra as a guest having macOS in the host but want to know what virtualization software either VirtualBox of VMware provides the best security options between Guest and ...
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Is there a way to run Linux partition as virtual machine through VMWare?

VMWare Fusion allows its users to install/run the Bootcamp partition as a VM on OSX, which is super awesome. I recently not only created a Bootcamp partition with Windows 10 and successfully used ...
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Can't resize partition on VMWare Mac

I have a mac running in a virtual machine and I expanded the hard drive in the settings, however when I go to resize the partition in the guest OS, it does not let me. There is only one partition now, ...
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VMWare Fusion OS X 10.13.5 GUID partition

I'm using VMWare Fusion 8.5.10, and OS X 10.13.5 as client. In VMWare I shutdown the vm first, then I increased the size of the virtual hard disk. Now in OS X I use Disk Utility to increase the size ...
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Time Machine on Virtual Machines rewrites backups

I have setup four different VMs using VMWare. I created the first machine then cloned it three times. All my VMs have MacOS High Sierra (10.13) onboard. Now, I'm trying to setup Time Machine for ...
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iTunes movies inside virtual machine

I am running macOS High Sierra inside VMware (Professional Version 10.1.2) on top of High Sierra. Inside the virtual machine I am using a different apple id (I am not sure this is relevant here). ...
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macOS resolution can't scale up

I'm running macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 on VMware on Windows 10 Pro 1803 build 17134.1. My screen's resolution is 3840x2160 (4K) and I want the macOS to be in resolution 3840x2009. However. it seems ...
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Creating a Mac OS on esxi - not able to boot - running into prohibitory screen

I have created a VM on esxi. I have removed the hard-disk from my macbook pro and want to use that for booting. So I plug it into the USB drive using a external Hard drive enclosure case and configure ...
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Cannot print period ('.') from simple AppleScript to VMware Fusion virtual machine

So I have a simple AppleScript that I think should type a bunch of keys, but the period character doesn't print in VMware Fusion's virtual machines. This is odd because my period key (.) enters a ...
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Windows virtual machines with transparent mouse capture?

I've tried VMWare and VirtualBox and both have an intentional "mouse capture" process wherein the keyboard and mouse control is passed into the VM, and then has to be explicitly released to get back ...
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Removing two entries from Applications Menu in VMware Fusion

I have VMware Fusion 10 (10.1.1) on OSX Sierra (10.12.6). I have a question regarding Applications Menu. How can I remove "Windows Explorer" and "Windows Media Player" from it? See the screenshot ...
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How can one use /etc/paths.d to add a path with spaces in it to $PATH?

I recently installed VMware Fusion 10 on a Mac running macOS 10.12.6. After doing so, my bash PATH is broken. I traced the problem to a /etc/paths.d path file that Fusion installed; it contains the ...
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Duplicating the vmnet8 virtual network adapater

I'm assuming this should be possible with some command line tools but I'm at a loss where to start. I'm working with some recorded UDP data, recorded by Wireshark, that I want to play back to the iOS ...
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How to allow global hotkeys to Virtual OS software?

I'm using WinOnX2 Virtual Windows OS emulator, and it allows me to run Windows apps on a Mac. I installed this windows only music player Aimp, and it has this global hotkey feature to allow me to use ...
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CLI command or script to Download from Server VMware Fusion

I am trying to automate a Mac Deployment for a fleet of MacBooks. Previously this wasn't an issue, we'd just make an image machine, capture with OS X server and deploy to the other Macs. All has now ...
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“An error occurred installing macOS” in VMware?

Heyo, I'm trying to build a Vagrant box for command line access to a macOS virtual machine, to make it easier to build macOS applications. I managed to script up most of the macOS High Sierra ...
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Windows VM does not start in VMware Fusion after cloning old Mac to new hardware

I had an old Mac with Sierra installed. Its screen got bad and I bought a new one with Sierra. After cloning my old device into new hardware, my Windows VM in VMware Fusion is not working. It ...
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How to trigger spinning wheel diagnostics report

I'm working on application that consume significant CPU time and memory under heavy load. my setup configuration is fusion VM that runs macOS Sierra 10.12.6. At some stage I get spinning wheel and ...
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Connect to Windows VM from Mac?

How do you connect from a Mac to a virtual machine running Windows? This VM is hosted remotely, e.g., on a public cloud or even a private vSphere environment.
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Create macOS 10.12 VM on VMware Fusion

Can someone let me know how can I create a macOS 10.12 VM for VMware Fusion? I am not able to find the ISO of macOS 10.12. In app store I am seeing macOS High Sierra which I am not interested in. ...
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Drag&Drop Support in VMWare Fusion

I am using VMWare Fusion 8.5.8 on MacOS 10.12.6 with a guest of MacOS 10.12.5. Periodically drag and drop stops working. Usually I can reboot and it will start to work again. This time a reboot did ...
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Shrinking VMWare flat esxi images

I've been following Moving Fusion VMs to ESXi on moving VMWare Fusion images into VSphere Cloud/ESXi, and am unsure of something that comes out of this. When running the following command: /...
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Repair Bootcamp Windows 10 0xc0000225

I'm usually running my Boot Camp partition in VMWare Fusion. When resuming the MacBook from sleeping (Boot Camp also ran in VMWare Fusion) the computer (OS X) told me it was restarted due to a problem....
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Override wallpaper with VMware AirWatch Agent

I have a corporate MacBook Pro (2015), and it has VMware AirWatch Agent (2.3.3) installed. I'm fine with that. It is their laptop and I still have Admin rights for my work. Only thing is... they ...
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How to remove VMware menu bar item?

I have just bought a MacBook Pro yesterday. I have downloaded and installed VMware and Google Chrome. Today I see some sort of icon looks like a stretcher. That ask to search about any program but it ...
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How to reverse Windows scrolling direction in both VMware and Boot Camp

On my Mac, I have a Windows partition that I can either directly boot into (with Boot Camp) or run as a virtual machine (with VMWare Fusion). I set up Windows to reverse the scroll direction of my ...
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How to let my VM connect the network?

On my Mac, I use VMware Fusion created a VM, my Mac's ifconfig is like below: aircraftdeMacBook-Pro:.ssh ldl$ ifconfig lo0: flags=8049<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 16384 options=1203&...
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Beeping iPad connects to iTunes in VMWare's Windows 10 but not in macOS

I like to connect my iPad (3rd Gen; Wi-Fi + Cellular) to iTunes in my macOS (10.12.5) using the USB cable. This fails but the funny thing is that it works fine when I enable the USB connection to be ...
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Failed to expand to the maximum partition size

There are two partitions currently allocated on my 100 GiB hard disk. However, only ~85GB is formatted and I cannot expand /dev/disk0s2 to the maximum size with various attempts such as diskutil and ...
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VMWare Fusion Pro macOS Host to Linux Guest Keyboard Mapping

I'm running a Fedora (also a Ubuntu) guest in VMWare Fusion Pro 8.5 on macOS Sierra. I've got a problem that's been bugging me for a long time: the keyboard keys don't map across correctly from the ...
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VMWare Fusion and moving between monitors

I'm running a Windows 2012 guest in VMWare Fusion 8.5.6 on my Macbook pro. The VM itself is fine but the problem is: at work, my secondary display is a high-density Samsung, where I need things ...
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Forcefully un-suspend a Parallels VM without starting Parallels

I recently updated to Mac OS X 10.12.5, which is a beta version as of right now, and Parallels Desktop has subsequently refused to start. It sits for a little bit with a spinner and then quietly dies. ...
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VMware Fusion taking too long to expand disk?

I'm running Windows 10 Home in a VM under VMware Fusion 8.5.3 on macOS Sierra 10.12.2. Machine is MacBook Pro (15", Late 2016). I shut down the Windows guest, and through its settings, attempted to ...
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How to open two ports (both TCP / UDP) using pf

I own a MacBook pro (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013), running macOS Sierra 10.12.2 as host computer and VMware Fusion Pro Version 8.5.3 with Windows 10 and Linux as guests OS's. So my question is how do ...
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Snow Leopard Server 10.6.8 under Fusion 7.1.3 on Sierra 10.12.2

I have seen posts like Snow Leopard Server in Fusion VM: installation keeps failing on how to install Snow Leopard Server 10.6.8 on a VMware VM, but as best I can tell, the recommended solution is to ...
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Install Windows 10 on VMWare Fusion 8.5.3

I have a MacBook Pro running MacOS 10.12.2. It has VMWare Fusion 8.5.3. I have a Windows 10 usb install thumb drive for installing both 32bit and 64bit Windows. How do I install 64 bit windows into a ...
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Install MacOS 10.12.2 on VMWare Fusion 8.5.3

I have a MacBook Pro running MacOS 10.12.2. It has VMWare Fusion 8.5.3. I have downloaded Install macOS Sierra into the /Applications folder. How do I install macOS 10.12.2 into VMWare Fusion. I ...
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Corresponding ipfw rules in MacOS for this Iptables rules

I need to give Internet access to a VM under Vmware fusion 7 in Host-Only mode. I know how to do it in Linux, with the following IPtables rules: sysctl -w net.ipv4.ip_forward=1 iptables -A FORWARD -...