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How to Install VMware Workstation Pro on Windows 10

This tutorial will show you how to install VMware Workstation on Windows 10 so that you can run operating systems like Linux without needing extra hardware.

To begin, download the VMware Workstation Pro installer from the VMware Store* to your local machine.

Double click on the VMware-workstation.exe installer to start the installation wizard.

Click Next.

Accept the license agreement by clicking Next.

Enable the Enhanced keyboard Driver and click Next.

Choose user experience settings and click Next.

Click Next.

Click Install.

Click Finish to close the installer.

Click Yes to restart the computer.

Start VMware Workstation

After the computer restarts, double click on the VMware Workstation desktop icon to start the program for the first time then apply the license key.

You’re now ready to create your first virtual machine.


As you know, virtualization lets you run multiple operating systems on the same hardware at the same time. This is good for developers because it allows you to run Linux on Windows.