Consumer Desktop Hidden Gems

Help for consumers using VMware Fusion

Here is a list of Hidden Gems you might find handy if you encounter a problem with VMware Fusion. These are Knowledge Base articles that we know many of you are encountering, because our Support Engineers are using them to solve Support Requests, but we thought the rest of you might not be aware these treasures even existed.

  1. Virtual machines in Fusion 5 show a black screen when started or resumed after upgrading to Mac OS X 10.7.5 (2036012)
  2. Virtual machines fail while using 3D applications after applying Apple MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Update 2.0 (2040249)
  3. Manually uninstalling VMware Fusion (1017838)
  4. Copying a virtual machine in VMware Fusion (1001524)
  5. Starting a virtual machine in Workstation 9.x or Fusion 5.x fails with the error: This virtual machine’s policies are too old to be run by this version of VMware (2034362)
  6. VMware Fusion compatibility with OS X Mountain Lion (Mac OS X 10.8) (2032208)
  7. Upgrading a VMware Fusion virtual machine from Windows XP to Windows 7 (1015396)
  8. Defragmenting, shrinking, and cleaning up Fusion virtual machine disks (1001934)



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