You can install Workstation on a Windows host system by running the installation wizard or by using the unattended installation feature of the Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI). The MSI unattended installation feature is useful if you are installing Workstation on several Windows hosts and do not want to respond to wizard prompts. You install Workstation on a Linux host system by running the Workstation bundle installer.

You run the Windows setup program and installation wizard to install Workstation on a Windows host system.

You can use the unattended installation feature of the Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI) to install Workstation on several Windows host systems without having to respond to wizard prompts. This feature is convenient in a large enterprise.

You run the Linux bundle installer to install Workstation on a Linux host system. On most Linux distributions, the Linux bundle installer launches a GUI wizard. On some Linux distributions, including Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.1, the bundle installer launches a command-line wizard instead of a GUI wizard. You can run the installer with the --console option to install Workstation in a terminal window.