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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.

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

Install VMware Workstation on Windows - Step 1

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

Install VMware Workstation on Windows - Step 2

Click Next.

Install VMware Workstation on Windows - Step 3

Accept the license agreement by clicking Next.

Install VMware Workstation on Windows - Step 4

Enable the Enhanced keyboard Driver and click Next.

Install VMware Workstation on Windows - Step 5

Choose user experience settings and click Next.

Install VMware Workstation on Windows - Step 6

Click Next.

Install VMware Workstation on Windows - Step 7

Click Install.

Install VMware Workstation on Windows - Step 8

Click Finish to close the installer.

Install VMware Workstation on Windows - Step 9

Click Yes to restart the computer.

Install VMware Workstation on Windows - Step 10

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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.

Install VMware Workstation on Windows - Step 11

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

Install VMware Workstation on Windows - Step 12

Conclusion

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.

Written by: Tony Mackay

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