How to Install VMware Fusion 8.5 to Run Virtual Windows on Mac?

How to Install VMware Fusion 8.5 to Run Virtual Windows on Mac? – To run a virtual computer on operating systems such as Windows and Linux/Ubuntu is often used VMware Workstation virtualization program. However, you must use VMware Fusion to run virtual computers such as Windows and Linux on Apple macOS operating systems.

How to Install VMware Fusion 8.5 to Run Virtual Windows on Mac?

How to Install VMware Fusion to Run Virtual Windows on Mac?

VMware Fusion is a virtualization program developed by VMware for macOS systems that allows you to use Windows and Linux based operating systems on macOS systems.

In addition, VMware Fusion 8.5 is more useful and more powerful than Apple’s Boot Camp program. In our previous articles, we have discussed How to Install macOS Sierra 10.12 on VMware and How to Install macOS High Sierra 10.13 on VMware.

In this article, we will review the steps to install VMware Fusion 8.5 on the macOS High Sierra 10.13 operating system instead of installing VMware Workstation 14.

How to Install VMware Fusion 8.5 on macOS Step by Step?

To install a virtual Windows on macOS High Sierra 10.13, first download VMware Fusion 8.5 from here.

   Step 1

Double-click the VMware Fusion 8.5 Pro.dmg file.

How to Install VMware Fusion 8.5 to Run Virtual Windows on Mac?

   Step 2

Opening VMware Fusion 8.5 Pro.dmg

How to Install VMware Fusion 8.5 to Run Virtual Windows on Mac?

   Step 3

Double-click the VMware Fusion icon to launch the VMware Fusion 8.5 installation.

How to Install VMware Fusion 8.5 to Run Virtual Windows on Mac?

   Step 4

To start the installation of VMware Fusion 8.5, type your root password.

How to Install VMware Fusion 8.5 to Run Virtual Windows on Mac?

   Step 5

Starting VMware Fusion 8.5 Pro…

How to Install VMware Fusion 8.5 to Run Virtual Windows on Mac?

   Step 6

Accept the VMware Fusion 8.5 Pro license agreement.

How to Install VMware Fusion 8.5 to Run Virtual Windows on Mac?

   Step 7

If you want to buy VMware Fusion 8.5 Pro, you can browse the VMware site. For a 30 day trial period, select I want to try VMware Fusion 8 for 30 days and click Continue.

How to Install VMware Fusion 8.5 to Run Virtual Windows on Mac?

   Step 8

macOS High Sierra has blocked VMware Fusion 8.5 Pro installation. To resolve the System Extension Blocked problem, go to Settings on the macOS menu.

How to Install VMware Fusion 8.5 to Run Virtual Windows on Mac?

   Step 9

Click the Allow button in the Security & Privacy settings.

How to Install VMware Fusion 8.5 to Run Virtual Windows on Mac?

   Step 10

Click the OK button and close the system message window.

How to Install VMware Fusion 8.5 to Run Virtual Windows on Mac?

   Step 11

To continue installing VMware Fusion 8.5 on macOS High Sierra 10.13, type your root password.

How to Install VMware Fusion 8.5 to Run Virtual Windows on Mac?

   Step 12

VMware Fusion 8.5 has been installed successfully. Close the window by clicking the Done button.

How to Install VMware Fusion 8.5 to Run Virtual Windows on Mac?

   Step 13

The initial view of VMware Fusion 8 looks like the one below.

How to Install VMware Fusion 8.5 to Run Virtual Windows on Mac?

   Step 14

Open the macOS Application and run VMware Fusion 8.5.

How to Install VMware Fusion 8.5 to Run Virtual Windows on Mac?

   Step 15

The VMware Fusion 8.5 virtual machine screen looks like the following.

How to Install VMware Fusion 8.5 to Run Virtual Windows on Mac?

   Step 16

You can check the version of the VMware Fusion virtualization program.

How to Install VMware Fusion 8.5 to Run Virtual Windows on Mac?

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How to Install a Virtual Windows on Mac?

After installing VMware Fusion, click on the image below to install the virtual Windows on your Mac.

How to Install VMware Fusion 8.5 to Run Virtual Windows on Mac?

   Final Word

In this article, we have set up the VMware Fusion program to run the Windows operating system on Apple macOS operating systems. In our next tutorial we will install Windows and Linux operating systems by creating virtual machines with VMware Fusion. Thanks for following us!

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