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 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 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.
Double-click the VMware Fusion 8.5 Pro.dmg file.
Opening VMware Fusion 8.5 Pro.dmg…
Double-click the VMware Fusion icon to launch the VMware Fusion 8.5 installation.
To start the installation of VMware Fusion 8.5, type your root password.
Starting VMware Fusion 8.5 Pro…
Accept the VMware Fusion 8.5 Pro license agreement.
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.
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.
Click the Allow button in the Security & Privacy settings.
Click the OK button and close the system message window.
To continue installing VMware Fusion 8.5 on macOS High Sierra 10.13, type your root password.
VMware Fusion 8.5 has been installed successfully. Close the window by clicking the Done button.
The initial view of VMware Fusion 8 looks like the one below.
Open the macOS Application and run VMware Fusion 8.5.
The VMware Fusion 8.5 virtual machine screen looks like the following.
You can check the version of the VMware Fusion virtualization program.
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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.
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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