How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

In this article, we will install Microsoft Windows 10 on a desktop or laptop computer using VMware Workstation.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

In the previous article, we created a new virtual machine using the VMware Workstation virtualization program. In this article, we will install Windows 10 on the VMware virtual machine step by step.

Download the Windows 10 x64 ISO file to your computer by clicking the following button before proceeding with the Windows Enterprise 10 installation steps on the VMware virtual machine.

Windows 10 Enterprise RedStone X64 EN ISO

After downloading the Windows 10 ISO file to your computer, extract the zipped file to the folder. Then follow the steps below to install Windows with VMware.

How to Install Windows 10 on Virtual Machine Using VMware Workstation?

First, you need to create a new virtual machine to install Windows 10 using VMware. After you create a Windows virtual machine, you can start the installation by adding the downloaded ISO file to the virtual machine.

To create a new virtual machine on VMware Workstation 15 or VMware Workstation 14/12 step by step, click on the image below to see the related article.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

Once you have created a new virtual machine, follow the steps below to install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15 / 14 / 12 step by step.

   Step 1

Open VMware Workstation and click CD/DVD (SATA) to add the Windows ISO file to your virtual machine.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 2

In the Virtual Machine Settings window, select the Use ISO image file option.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 3

Click the Browse button to specify the location of the Windows 10 ISO file.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 4

Select the Microsoft_Windows_10_Enterprise_X64_RedStone_EN.iso file and click the Open button.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 5

Close the Virtual Machine Settings window by clicking on the OK button.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 6

To run the Windows virtual machine, click the Power on this virtual machine button.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 7

Wait while the Windows virtual machine powers on.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 8

Starting Windows installation on VMware…

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 9

Set the system language, keyboard layout and time setting you want to use for the Windows operating system, and click the Next button.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 10

Start the Windows installation by clicking the Install Now button.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 11

Windows installation is starting…

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 12

Accept the Windows license agreement and click Next.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 13

Click Custom to make a clean Windows installation.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 14

Click New to configure the VMware virtual disk.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 15

To use the entire disk, leave the Size field at its default value and click the Apply button.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 16

Click on the OK button in the information window to create additional sections on the Windows disk.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 17

Select Drive 0 Chapter 2 and click Next to continue Windows installation.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 18

Wait while the files are being prepared for installation. This may take some time depending on your computer’s performance and your virtual machine hardware settings.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 19

Installing Windows 10 on VMware Workstation…

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 20

After the installation copies the necessary files, the virtual machine will restart automatically.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 21

Click the Use Quick Settings button.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 22

Wait while making the necessary settings.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 23

Type a user account name for your Windows virtual machine and click Next.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 24

Wait for the installation to make the necessary settings.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 25

Wait while preparing the Windows desktop.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 26

Wait on the “We are setting the settings for you” screen.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 27

Wait while preparing Windows applications.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 28

You have successfully completed the steps to set up Windows step by step using VMware!

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 29

The Windows start menu view looks like the following.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

   Step 30

To check the operating system version, right-click on My Computer and then click Properties. You can check the Windows version in the system window.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15/14/12

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15 ⇒ Video

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How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 14 ⇒ Video

You can watch the video below to install Windows Enterprise 10 on your computer using the VMware Workstation 14.

How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 12 ⇒ Video

You can watch the video below to install Windows Enterprise 10 on your computer using the VMware Workstation 12.

   Final Word

In this article, we have discussed how to install and configure Windows Enterprise using the VMware virtualization program step by step. Thanks for following us!

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