How to Install VMware Workstation Tech Preview 2018 on Windows 10

In this article, we will examine how to setup VM Workstation 2018 Tech Preview version in Windows 10 operating system.

How to Install VMware Workstation Tech Preview 2018 on Windows 10

How to Configure VMware Workstation 2018 on Windows 10

VMware has released Tech Preview 2018, the new version of the VM virtualization program on June 25, 2018.

Tech Preview 2018 is a Beta version, but it has many innovations. Innovations of the virtual machine program are;

  • DirectX 10.1
  • REST API enhancements
  • Windows 10 High DPI support
  • ESXi Host/cluster view when connecting to vCenter Server
  • USB Auto Connect to a Virtual Machine
  • Linux Host Wayland Support

For more information about this release, visit https://blogs.vmware.com/workstation/2018/06/workstation-tech-preview-2018.html.

Download VMware 2018 Pro 64 Bit for Windows or Linux from here before moving on to VMware setup on Windows 10.

How to Setup VMware Pro 2018 on Windows 10

To install it on Windows 10 operating system, follow the instructions below.

   Step 1

After downloading the virtual machine program to your computer, right-click on the setup file and then click Run as administrator.

Run the file as administrator

   Step 2

VM software installation is starting.

VMware Product Installation

   Step 3

Click Next in the installation window.

VMware Pro Wizard

   Step 4

Accept the software license agreement and click Next.

Accept License Agreement

   Step 5

Select the Enhanced Keyboard Driver option and click Next.

Enhanced Keyboard Driver

   Step 6

To support this software, check the two options to check for updates each time you run the program, and then click Next.

Join VMware Customer Program

   Step 7

Select the following options to create the desktop and start menu shortcut and click Next to continue.

Creating Shortcuts

   Step 8

Click the Install button to start the setup on Windows 10.

Instaling VMware 2018

   Step 9

Wait while VMware software 2018 is being installed.

Copying files

   Step 10

After completing the VMware Workstation Tech Preview setup, click on the Finish button.

Finish the Setup

   Step 11

After you complete the setup steps, restart your computer for the changes that you made to take effect.

Restarting PC

   Step 12

The virtual machine software has been successfully installed! We recommend that you purchase a VMware Workstation after-trial program.

VMware Tech Preview

   Step 13

You can check the version of VMware Workstation from Help / About.

VMware Software Version

How to Setup VM Workstation 2018 ⇒ Video

You can watch the video below to setup it on Windows 10, and you can also subscribe to our YouTube channel to support us.

VMware Installation Video

   Final Word


In this article, we have installed Workstation Tech Preview 2018, which VMware has released for testing. Thanks for following us!

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