VMware Fusion 8.5.7 Release Notes

VMware Fusion 8.5.7 | 18 MAY 2017 | Build 5528452

Last updated: 18 MAY 2017

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What's in the Release Notes

About VMware Fusion

VMware Fusion is the easiest, fastest, and most reliable way to run Windows and other x86 based operating systems on a Mac without rebooting.

For more information, see the broader VMware Fusion documentation or specifically the VMware Fusion 8.0 Documentation Center.

What's New

This release of VMware Fusion is a free upgrade for all VMware Fusion 8 users. This release includes the following highlights:

  • Day 0 support of the Windows 10 Creators Update (version 1703) as a guest operating system.
  • Bug fixes and security updates.

Prior Releases

Features and Known Issues from prior releases of VMware Fusion are described in the release notes for each release. To view the release notes for prior releases of VMware Fusion 8, click the following links:

VMware Fusion 8.5.6
VMware Fusion 8.5.5
VMware Fusion 8.5.4
VMware Fusion 8.5.3
VMware Fusion 8.5.2 
VMware Fusion 8.5.1 
VMware Fusion 8.5 
VMware Fusion 8.1.1 
VMware Fusion 8.1 
VMware Fusion 8.0.2 
VMware Fusion 8.0.1 
VMware Fusion 8.0

Resolved Issues

  • The git clone command often stalls in a macOS virtual machine that uses NAT networking

    When you run the git clone command in a macOS virtual machine that is configured to use NAT network, the command often stalls.

    This is fixed in Fusion 8.5.7

Known Issues

  • After upgrading VMware Tools, the VMware shared folder drive is shown as disconnected with a red "X" in the guest OS

    After upgrading VMware Tools to version 10.1.5 or 10.1.6 and rebooting Windows, Windows Explorer shows the VMware Shared Folder drive as disconnected with a red "X".

    Workaround:
    Refresh the connection by clicking the drive and accessing it as normal.