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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Celebrate Earth Day and save on VMware Fusion

Go green—consolidate all your PCs into one with Fusion

Virtualization is a green choice because the technology allows you to run multiple virtual machines on one physical computer. When using Fusion 6 to run Windows on your Mac, you eliminate the need to have two computers, saving on energy costs and reducing your carbon footprint.

And, since Fusion 6 is optimized to give you fast performance while efficiently utilizing your Mac’s battery power, you save even more.

Make a green choice and save up to 20% on Fusion:

This offer begins on April 21, 2014, at 8:00 pm Pacific Time and expires on April 24, 2014, at 11:59 pm Pacific Time.

 

VMware Fusion 6.0.3 Update

On April 17th we released VMware Fusion 6.0.3, a maintenance release. This update is recommended for all users of VMware Fusion 6 and Fusion 6 Professional.

To download VMware Fusion 6.0.3, open VMware Fusion and select VMware Fusion > Check for Updates.

For more details on Fusion 6.0.3, read the Release Notes.

Thanks to the Fusion customers reporting these issues to Fusion Support and discussing them with the VMware Fusion Community.

-The VMware Fusion Team

Extend your Windows XP journey with VMware Fusion

After 12 years in the market, Windows XP support ends today, April 8, 2014.

Are you still using Windows XP? Do you need more time?

If you’d like to continue running Windows XP, virtualization is an ideal solution. Virtualization will enable you to continue using Windows XP, but on modern hardware, like the latest Macs.

And, if you’ve been thinking about getting a Mac, or own one already, you can use VMware Fusion 6 Professional to create a Windows XP virtual machine that will run on your Mac. You’ll be able to use your Windows XP applications and access your Windows XP documents and files as you do now, only on a Mac.

Moving Windows XP to your Mac is fast and easy with Fusion Professional’s built-in Migration Assistant, which takes you through the migration process step-by-step in clear, easy-to-follow windows. For a preview of the process, watch the how-to video Migrating a Windows PC to a Mac in the VMware Fusion 6 Professional Learning Center.

If you’re happy with Windows XP, you don’t have to stop using it. Just virtualize it on a Mac with VMware Fusion Professional.

Click here to learn more about virtualizing Windows XP.