Using VMware Fusion
  Updated Information
  Getting Started with Fusion
    About VMware Fusion
    About VMware Fusion Pro
    System Requirements for Fusion
    Install Fusion
    Start Fusion
    How-to Videos
    Take Advantage of Fusion Online Resources
  Understanding Fusion
    Virtual Machines and What Fusion Can Do
      What Is a Virtual Machine?
      Fusion Capabilities
      Supported Guest Operating Systems
      Virtual Hardware Specifications
        Solid-State Drives
    Navigating and Taking Action by Using the Fusion Interface
      VMware Fusion Toolbar
      Perform Actions on Your Virtual Machines From the Virtual Machine Library Window
      Using the Home Pane to Create a Virtual Machine or Obtain One from Another Source
        Power On the Boot Camp Partition as a Virtual Machine
      Using the Fusion Applications Menu
        Set Up the Applications Menu
        Find a Guest Application by Using the Applications Menu
      Using Different Views in the Fusion Interface
        Use Single Window View to Have Your Virtual Machine Appear in a Single Window on the Mac Desktop
          Switch to Single Window View
          Return to Another View from Single Window View
        Use Unity View to Display Guest Applications Directly on a Mac Desktop
          About Unity View
          Switch to Unity View
          Use the Waiting for Unity Window to Interact with the Guest Operating System
          View the Windows Taskbar and System Tray in Unity View
          Connect a USB Device in Unity View
          Switch to Another View From Unity View
        Use Full Screen View To Make Your Virtual Machine Desktop Fill Your Display
          Switch Fusion to Full Screen View
          Hide the VMware Fusion Menu Bar in Full Screen View
          Set the Full Screen Minibar
          Return to Another View from Full Screen View
      Resize the Virtual Machine Display to Fit
      Using Multiple Displays
        Use Multiple Displays in Unity View
        Use All Displays in Full Screen View
        Move Full Screen View to One of Multiple Displays
      Resize the Virtual Machine Display to Fit
  Configuring Fusion
    Setting Fusion Preferences
      Set General Preferences
      Select a Keyboard and Mouse Profile
      Set Key Mappings on the Keyboard and Mouse Preferences Pane
      Set Mouse Shortcuts on the Keyboard and Mouse Preference Pane
      Enable or Disable Mac Host Shortcuts on the Keyboard and Mouse Preference Pane
      Enable Fusion Shortcuts on the Keyboard and Mouse Preference Pane
      Set Fusion Display Resolution Preferences
      Set Default Applications Preferences
      Creating Custom Networks
        Add a NAT Configuration
        Add a Private Network Configuration
      Enable Dictation
    Customizing the Fusion Display
      Show or Hide the Fusion Toolbar
      Customize the Fusion Toolbar
      Resize the Fusion Display and Resolution
    Keep a Windows Application in the Mac Dock
    Set a Virtual Machine Application to Open When You Log In To Your Mac
    Contents of the Virtual Machine Package
    Work with Virtual Machine Packages
  Creating Virtual Machines
    Create a Virtual Machine
      Creating a Microsoft Windows Virtual Machine
        Create a Virtual Machine by Using Windows Easy Install
        Create a Virtual Machine by Using Windows Easy Install and a Disc Image File
        Install McAfee AntiVirus Plus in a Windows Virtual Machine
      Creating a Linux Virtual Machine in Fusion
        Create a Virtual Machine by Using Linux Easy Install and an Installation CD
        Create a Virtual Machine by Using Linux Easy Install and an Image File
      Creating a Mac OS X Virtual Machine in Fusion
      Creating a Shared Virtual Machine in Fusion
      Create a Virtual Machine from a Mac Recovery Partition
      Create a Virtual Machine on a Remote Server
      Create a Virtual Machine for Any Supported Operating System
      Power On the Boot Camp Partition as a Virtual Machine
      Activate Windows in a Virtual Machine
    Upload a Virtual Machine to a Remote Server
    Upload a Virtual Machine to VMware vCloud Air
    Download a Virtual Machine from a Remote Server
    Migrate an Existing Physical PC to a Virtual Machine
      Set Up Your Mac to Accept the Transfer of Files from Your PC
      Connect to Your PC for Migration
      Disable UAC for Windows Vista and Later Before Migrating
      Install and Run the Fusion PC Migration Agent on Your PC
      Run the Migration Assistant on Your Mac
      Ensure that VMware Tools is Installed in the Migrated Virtual Machine
    Importing Windows Virtual Machines
      Supported Guest Operating Systems for Import
      How Importing Affects Settings
      Import a Parallels or Virtual PC Virtual Machine
      Import the Boot Camp Partition
      Import an Open Virtualization Format Virtual Machine
    Export a Virtual Machine to OVF Format
    Installing and Using VMware Tools
      Installing or Upgrading VMware Tools
        Manually Install or Upgrade VMware Tools in a Windows Virtual Machine
        Manually Install or Upgrade VMware Tools in a Linux Virtual Machine
        Manually Install or Upgrade VMware Tools in a Mac OS X Virtual Machine
      Repair or Change Modules in Windows Virtual Machines
      Uninstalling VMware Tools
    Cloning Virtual Machines with Fusion Pro
      Using Linked Clones
      Using Full Clones
      Clone a Virtual Machine
  Working with your Virtual Machines
    Running Fusion Pro and Virtual Machines
      Open an Existing Virtual Machine
      Browse for a Virtual Machine
      Open a Virtual Machine From the Finder
      Start a Virtual Machine's Operating System
      Open a Virtual Machine Without Powering On
      Shut Down a Virtual Machine's Operating System
      Suspend and Resume a Virtual Machine in Fusion
      Cancel a Resume Command
      Power on a Virtual Machine to Firmware in Fusion Pro
      Pause a Virtual Machine
      Restart a Virtual Machine
      Reset a Virtual Machine
      Uninstall a Virtual Machine by Using the Finder
      Uninstall a Virtual Machine by Using the Virtual Machine Library
      Send the Ctrl-Alt-Delete Command to a Virtual Machine
      Send Special Key Commands to a Windows or Linux Virtual Machine
      Special Key Commands
      Switch Power Commands from the Default Options
      Options for Fusion Power Commands
    Open a Windows Application While You Are In Unity View
    Open a Windows or Linux Application from the Applications Menu
    Moving and Sharing Files with Your Mac
      Moving and Copying Files and Text Between Virtual Machines and Your Mac
        Drag Files and Folders Between Virtual Machines and Your Mac
        Copy and Paste Between Virtual Machines and Your Mac Using the Menu
        Copy and Paste Between Virtual Machines and Your Mac Using Keyboard Shortcuts
      View Shared Folders in a Windows Guest by Using Windows Explorer
      View Shared Folders in a Windows Guest by Mapping Them as a Drive
      View Shared Folders in a Linux Guest
      View Shared Folders in a Mac OS Guest
    Sharing Applications Between Your Mac and Your Windows Virtual Machines
      Open a File in a Virtual Machine with an Application on Your Mac
      Open a File on Your Mac with an Application in a Virtual Machine
    Keep a Windows Application in the Mac Dock
    Switch Between Virtual Machines That Are Powered On
    Using Mac Input Devices in a Virtual Machine
      Enable the Secondary Button in an Apple Mighty Mouse
      Using Mac Keyboards in a Virtual Machine
    Force Virtual Machines to Grab Keyboard and Mouse Input
  Sharing Files Between Windows and Your Mac
    Guest Operating Systems That Support Shared Folders
    Guest Operating Systems That Support Mirrored Folders
    Enable Shared Folders or Mirrored Folders for a Virtual Machine
    Add or Remove a Mirrored Folder
    Add a Shared Folder
    Remove a Shared Folder
  Protecting Your Virtual Machines
    Snapshots
      View Snapshots for a Virtual Machine
      Take a Snapshot
      Restore a Virtual Machine to the State in a Snapshot
      Delete a Snapshot
    AutoProtect
      Set Up Automatic Snapshots with AutoProtect
      Prevent the Deletion of an AutoProtect Snapshot
    Install McAfee AntiVirus Plus in a Windows Virtual Machine
    Copy a Virtual Machine to External Media
    Using Time Machine When You Have Fusion on Your Mac
      Exclude a Virtual Machine From Time Machine
      Use Shared and Mirrored Folders If You Back Up Your Mac With Time Machine
  Configuring Your Virtual Machines
    Fusion General System Settings
    Set a Virtual Machine to Start When Fusion Starts
    Setting Virtual Processors and Memory
      Set the Number of Virtual Processors
      Set the Amount of Virtual Memory
      Set Advanced Processor Options
    Enable Default Applications
      App Nap Support
    Configuring Keyboard and Mouse Profiles
    Enable a CD/DVD Drive on a Remote Virtual Machine
    Enable a Floppy Drive on a Remote Virtual Machine
    View the Status of a Server or Remote Virtual Machine
    Configuring Display Resolution Settings
      Enable Accelerated 3D Graphics
      Enable Retina Display Support
      Configure Resolution Settings for Virtual Machine Display
    Enable Hot Keys for Virtual Machines
    Configure Discrete Graphics Management
    Set the Default Printer for a Virtual Machine
    Add a Device
      Configuring the Network Connection
        Connect and Set Up the Network Adapter
        Assign a MAC Address to a Virtual Machine Manually
        Add a Network Adapter
        Change the Network Adapter on a Remote Virtual Machine
        Remove a Network Adapter
      Managing Virtual Hard Disks
        Create a Virtual Hard Disk
        Resize a Hard Disk
        Resize a Windows Partition with the Disk Management Tool
        Clean Up a Virtual Machine
        Add an Existing Virtual Hard Disk
        Add a VMDK on a Remote Virtual Machine
        Remove a Hard Disk
        Using Virtual DiskManager
      Configuring the CD/DVD Drive
        Add a CD/DVD Drive
        Remove a CD/DVD Drive
        Connect and Set Up a CD/DVD Drive
        Connect and Disconnect the CD/DVD Drive Without Using the Settings Window
        Create a CD/DVD Image
        Enable a CD/DVD Drive on a Remote Virtual Machine
      Configuring a Floppy Device
        Add a Floppy Device
        Connect and Set Up a Floppy Device
        Create a Floppy Disk Image
        Enable a Floppy Drive on a Remote Virtual Machine
      Configuring the Sound Card
        Connect the Sound Card
        Connect and Disconnect a Sound Adapter Without Using the Settings Window
        Add a Sound Adapter
        Remove a Sound Adapter
      Add a Camera to a Virtual Machine
      Configuring the USB Controller and Connecting USB Devices
        Add the USB Controller
        Remove the USB Controller
        Choose Where to Connect a USB Device When You Plug It In
        Set the Default Plug-In Action for a USB Device
        Connect and Disconnect USB Devices
        Connect and Disconnect a USB Device Using the Virtual Machine Toolbar
        Connect a USB Smart Card Reader
        USB Connection Dialog Box Disappears Before Connection Can Be Made
      Add a Parallel Port
      Add a Serial Port
      Sharing Bluetooth Devices with a Virtual Machine
    Select a Startup Device
    Encrypting and Restricting a Virtual Machine
      Encrypt and Restrict a Virtual Machine
      Change the Password for an Encrypted Virtual Machine
      Remove Encryption From a Virtual Machine
      Store the Password for an Encrypted Virtual Machine in Keychain
    Virtual Machine Compatibility
      Change the Hardware Compatibility of a Virtual Machine
      Choose the Hardware Version for a Virtual Machine
    Configuring Guest Isolation Options for a Virtual Machine
    Managing Advanced Settings
      Configure Time Synchronization Between Guest and Host Operating Systems
      Show the Mac Power Supply Status in the Virtual Machine
      Change the Preferred Virtualization Engine
      Troubleshooting Your Virtual Machine
      Change Hard Disk Buffering
      Set Password Requirement for Opening a Boot Camp Virtual Machine
      Enable a VNC Client to Access the Virtual Machine Remotely
  Upgrading Fusion
    Upgrade Fusion with Autoupdate
    Upgrade Fusion From a Download
    Upgrade Fusion to a Fully Licensed Version After the Evaluation Period
    Upgrading VMware Tools
    Uninstalling Fusion
      Uninstall Fusion
    Force Virtual Machine Processes to Quit
  Updated Information
  Getting Started with Fusion
    About VMware Fusion
    About VMware Fusion Pro
    System Requirements for Fusion
    Install Fusion
    Start Fusion
    How-to Videos
    Take Advantage of Fusion Online Resources
  Understanding Fusion
    Virtual Machines and What Fusion Can Do
      What Is a Virtual Machine?
      Fusion Capabilities
      Supported Guest Operating Systems
      Virtual Hardware Specifications
        Solid-State Drives
    Navigating and Taking Action by Using the Fusion Interface
      VMware Fusion Toolbar
      Perform Actions on Your Virtual Machines From the Virtual Machine Library Window
      Using the Home Pane to Create a Virtual Machine or Obtain One from Another Source
        Power On the Boot Camp Partition as a Virtual Machine
      Using the Fusion Applications Menu
        Set Up the Applications Menu
        Find a Guest Application by Using the Applications Menu
      Using Different Views in the Fusion Interface
        Use Single Window View to Have Your Virtual Machine Appear in a Single Window on the Mac Desktop
          Switch to Single Window View
          Return to Another View from Single Window View
        Use Unity View to Display Guest Applications Directly on a Mac Desktop
          About Unity View
          Switch to Unity View
          Use the Waiting for Unity Window to Interact with the Guest Operating System
          View the Windows Taskbar and System Tray in Unity View
          Connect a USB Device in Unity View
          Switch to Another View From Unity View
        Use Full Screen View To Make Your Virtual Machine Desktop Fill Your Display
          Switch Fusion to Full Screen View
          Hide the VMware Fusion Menu Bar in Full Screen View
          Set the Full Screen Minibar
          Return to Another View from Full Screen View
      Resize the Virtual Machine Display to Fit
      Using Multiple Displays
        Use Multiple Displays in Unity View
        Use All Displays in Full Screen View
        Move Full Screen View to One of Multiple Displays
      Resize the Virtual Machine Display to Fit
  Configuring Fusion
    Setting Fusion Preferences
      Set General Preferences
      Select a Keyboard and Mouse Profile
      Set Key Mappings on the Keyboard and Mouse Preferences Pane
      Set Mouse Shortcuts on the Keyboard and Mouse Preference Pane
      Enable or Disable Mac Host Shortcuts on the Keyboard and Mouse Preference Pane
      Enable Fusion Shortcuts on the Keyboard and Mouse Preference Pane
      Set Fusion Display Resolution Preferences
      Set Default Applications Preferences
      Creating Custom Networks
        Add a NAT Configuration
        Add a Private Network Configuration
      Enable Dictation
    Customizing the Fusion Display
      Show or Hide the Fusion Toolbar
      Customize the Fusion Toolbar
      Resize the Fusion Display and Resolution
    Keep a Windows Application in the Mac Dock
    Set a Virtual Machine Application to Open When You Log In To Your Mac
    Contents of the Virtual Machine Package
    Work with Virtual Machine Packages
  Creating Virtual Machines
    Create a Virtual Machine
      Creating a Microsoft Windows Virtual Machine
        Create a Virtual Machine by Using Windows Easy Install
        Create a Virtual Machine by Using Windows Easy Install and a Disc Image File
        Install McAfee AntiVirus Plus in a Windows Virtual Machine
      Creating a Linux Virtual Machine in Fusion
        Create a Virtual Machine by Using Linux Easy Install and an Installation CD
        Create a Virtual Machine by Using Linux Easy Install and an Image File
      Creating a Mac OS X Virtual Machine in Fusion
      Creating a Shared Virtual Machine in Fusion
      Create a Virtual Machine from a Mac Recovery Partition
      Create a Virtual Machine on a Remote Server
      Create a Virtual Machine for Any Supported Operating System
      Power On the Boot Camp Partition as a Virtual Machine
      Activate Windows in a Virtual Machine
    Upload a Virtual Machine to a Remote Server
    Upload a Virtual Machine to VMware vCloud Air
    Download a Virtual Machine from a Remote Server
    Migrate an Existing Physical PC to a Virtual Machine
      Set Up Your Mac to Accept the Transfer of Files from Your PC
      Connect to Your PC for Migration
      Disable UAC for Windows Vista and Later Before Migrating
      Install and Run the Fusion PC Migration Agent on Your PC
      Run the Migration Assistant on Your Mac
      Ensure that VMware Tools is Installed in the Migrated Virtual Machine
    Importing Windows Virtual Machines
      Supported Guest Operating Systems for Import
      How Importing Affects Settings
      Import a Parallels or Virtual PC Virtual Machine
      Import the Boot Camp Partition
      Import an Open Virtualization Format Virtual Machine
    Export a Virtual Machine to OVF Format
    Installing and Using VMware Tools
      Installing or Upgrading VMware Tools
        Manually Install or Upgrade VMware Tools in a Windows Virtual Machine
        Manually Install or Upgrade VMware Tools in a Linux Virtual Machine
        Manually Install or Upgrade VMware Tools in a Mac OS X Virtual Machine
      Repair or Change Modules in Windows Virtual Machines
      Uninstalling VMware Tools
    Cloning Virtual Machines with Fusion Pro
      Using Linked Clones
      Using Full Clones
      Clone a Virtual Machine
  Working with your Virtual Machines
    Running Fusion Pro and Virtual Machines
      Open an Existing Virtual Machine
      Browse for a Virtual Machine
      Open a Virtual Machine From the Finder
      Start a Virtual Machine's Operating System
      Open a Virtual Machine Without Powering On
      Shut Down a Virtual Machine's Operating System
      Suspend and Resume a Virtual Machine in Fusion
      Cancel a Resume Command
      Power on a Virtual Machine to Firmware in Fusion Pro
      Pause a Virtual Machine
      Restart a Virtual Machine
      Reset a Virtual Machine
      Uninstall a Virtual Machine by Using the Finder
      Uninstall a Virtual Machine by Using the Virtual Machine Library
      Send the Ctrl-Alt-Delete Command to a Virtual Machine
      Send Special Key Commands to a Windows or Linux Virtual Machine
      Special Key Commands
      Switch Power Commands from the Default Options
      Options for Fusion Power Commands
    Open a Windows Application While You Are In Unity View
    Open a Windows or Linux Application from the Applications Menu
    Moving and Sharing Files with Your Mac
      Moving and Copying Files and Text Between Virtual Machines and Your Mac
        Drag Files and Folders Between Virtual Machines and Your Mac
        Copy and Paste Between Virtual Machines and Your Mac Using the Menu
        Copy and Paste Between Virtual Machines and Your Mac Using Keyboard Shortcuts
      View Shared Folders in a Windows Guest by Using Windows Explorer
      View Shared Folders in a Windows Guest by Mapping Them as a Drive
      View Shared Folders in a Linux Guest
      View Shared Folders in a Mac OS Guest
    Sharing Applications Between Your Mac and Your Windows Virtual Machines
      Open a File in a Virtual Machine with an Application on Your Mac
      Open a File on Your Mac with an Application in a Virtual Machine
    Keep a Windows Application in the Mac Dock
    Switch Between Virtual Machines That Are Powered On
    Using Mac Input Devices in a Virtual Machine
      Enable the Secondary Button in an Apple Mighty Mouse
      Using Mac Keyboards in a Virtual Machine
    Force Virtual Machines to Grab Keyboard and Mouse Input
  Sharing Files Between Windows and Your Mac
    Guest Operating Systems That Support Shared Folders
    Guest Operating Systems That Support Mirrored Folders
    Enable Shared Folders or Mirrored Folders for a Virtual Machine
    Add or Remove a Mirrored Folder
    Add a Shared Folder
    Remove a Shared Folder
  Protecting Your Virtual Machines
    Snapshots
      View Snapshots for a Virtual Machine
      Take a Snapshot
      Restore a Virtual Machine to the State in a Snapshot
      Delete a Snapshot
    AutoProtect
      Set Up Automatic Snapshots with AutoProtect
      Prevent the Deletion of an AutoProtect Snapshot
    Install McAfee AntiVirus Plus in a Windows Virtual Machine
    Copy a Virtual Machine to External Media
    Using Time Machine When You Have Fusion on Your Mac
      Exclude a Virtual Machine From Time Machine
      Use Shared and Mirrored Folders If You Back Up Your Mac With Time Machine
  Configuring Your Virtual Machines
    Fusion General System Settings
    Set a Virtual Machine to Start When Fusion Starts
    Setting Virtual Processors and Memory
      Set the Number of Virtual Processors
      Set the Amount of Virtual Memory
      Set Advanced Processor Options
    Enable Default Applications
      App Nap Support
    Configuring Keyboard and Mouse Profiles
    Enable a CD/DVD Drive on a Remote Virtual Machine
    Enable a Floppy Drive on a Remote Virtual Machine
    View the Status of a Server or Remote Virtual Machine
    Configuring Display Resolution Settings
      Enable Accelerated 3D Graphics
      Enable Retina Display Support
      Configure Resolution Settings for Virtual Machine Display
    Enable Hot Keys for Virtual Machines
    Configure Discrete Graphics Management
    Set the Default Printer for a Virtual Machine
    Add a Device
      Configuring the Network Connection
        Connect and Set Up the Network Adapter
        Assign a MAC Address to a Virtual Machine Manually
        Add a Network Adapter
        Change the Network Adapter on a Remote Virtual Machine
        Remove a Network Adapter
      Managing Virtual Hard Disks
        Create a Virtual Hard Disk
        Resize a Hard Disk
        Resize a Windows Partition with the Disk Management Tool
        Clean Up a Virtual Machine
        Add an Existing Virtual Hard Disk
        Add a VMDK on a Remote Virtual Machine
        Remove a Hard Disk
        Using Virtual DiskManager
      Configuring the CD/DVD Drive
        Add a CD/DVD Drive
        Remove a CD/DVD Drive
        Connect and Set Up a CD/DVD Drive
        Connect and Disconnect the CD/DVD Drive Without Using the Settings Window
        Create a CD/DVD Image
        Enable a CD/DVD Drive on a Remote Virtual Machine
      Configuring a Floppy Device
        Add a Floppy Device
        Connect and Set Up a Floppy Device
        Create a Floppy Disk Image
        Enable a Floppy Drive on a Remote Virtual Machine
      Configuring the Sound Card
        Connect the Sound Card
        Connect and Disconnect a Sound Adapter Without Using the Settings Window
        Add a Sound Adapter
        Remove a Sound Adapter
      Add a Camera to a Virtual Machine
      Configuring the USB Controller and Connecting USB Devices
        Add the USB Controller
        Remove the USB Controller
        Choose Where to Connect a USB Device When You Plug It In
        Set the Default Plug-In Action for a USB Device
        Connect and Disconnect USB Devices
        Connect and Disconnect a USB Device Using the Virtual Machine Toolbar
        Connect a USB Smart Card Reader
        USB Connection Dialog Box Disappears Before Connection Can Be Made
      Add a Parallel Port
      Add a Serial Port
      Sharing Bluetooth Devices with a Virtual Machine
    Select a Startup Device
    Encrypting and Restricting a Virtual Machine
      Encrypt and Restrict a Virtual Machine
      Change the Password for an Encrypted Virtual Machine
      Remove Encryption From a Virtual Machine
      Store the Password for an Encrypted Virtual Machine in Keychain
    Virtual Machine Compatibility
      Change the Hardware Compatibility of a Virtual Machine
      Choose the Hardware Version for a Virtual Machine
    Configuring Guest Isolation Options for a Virtual Machine
    Managing Advanced Settings
      Configure Time Synchronization Between Guest and Host Operating Systems
      Show the Mac Power Supply Status in the Virtual Machine
      Change the Preferred Virtualization Engine
      Troubleshooting Your Virtual Machine
      Change Hard Disk Buffering
      Set Password Requirement for Opening a Boot Camp Virtual Machine
      Enable a VNC Client to Access the Virtual Machine Remotely
  Upgrading Fusion
    Upgrade Fusion with Autoupdate
    Upgrade Fusion From a Download
    Upgrade Fusion to a Fully Licensed Version After the Evaluation Period
    Upgrading VMware Tools
    Uninstalling Fusion
      Uninstall Fusion
    Force Virtual Machine Processes to Quit
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